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acclimatize

(ə-klī′mə-tīz′)
v. acclima·tized, acclima·tizing, acclima·tizes
v.tr.
1. To acclimate.
2. To adapt (oneself), especially to environmental or climatic changes.
v.intr.
To become acclimated or adapted.

ac·cli′ma·tiz′er n.

acclimatization

(a-kli?mat-i-za'shon) Acclimation.

acclimatization to heat

The adjustment of an organism to heat in the environment. Exposure to high environmental temperature requires a period of adjustment in order for the body to function efficiently. The amount of time required depends on the temperature, humidity, and duration of daily exposure. Significant physiological adjustments occur in 5 days and are completed within 2 weeks to a month.
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We also made Willie walk about the house in a face mask to acclimatise to the conditions.
You can't acclimatise to those sort of conditions and that sort of heat in just a day or two.
He explained that it takes babies about six hours to acclimatise and that giving them a bath so soon changes their body temperature.
And now he feels ready to contend again after flying out to America on Saturday to acclimatise to the heat.
Once you've bought your hardboard, brush its rough side with water and leave the boards in the room where you'll be laying them for at least a day to acclimatise.
That way, the workhorses could acclimatise on site for the first Test on November 25 rather than endure return flights to Tasmania - whose climate is far removed from the subtropical heat of Queensland.
This is where the wood flooring is placed, enabling the wood to "acclimatise" and adjust its water content to correspond with that of the room.
That is possibly down to taking time to acclimatise to racing in Dubai and now, stepped up to 2m, there is every chance he can put up an improved show in what looks a modest event.
This will allow the muscles to acclimatise to the work you are about to ask them to do and help to prevent any injuries.
What an incredibly arrogant response, why should we have to acclimatise to sitting in more needless traffic queues, getting to work late, etc?
The training venues will be designed to help teams acclimatise to British conditions in the weeks before the games.
More warm-up matches are needed, not the cursory number played in Pakistan last month, which led to the players going into the Test series under-prepared Fletcher bridles at suggestions that more time is needed to acclimatise to the conditions on the subcontinent.