to accustom or become accustomed to a new or environment; adapt.
Extreme hazard of life, in all cases, was to be encountered in the process of acclimation.
Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery William A. Smith
It was, I suppose, the acclimation to which we were being subjected.
Tenting on the Plains Elizabeth B. Custer
We decided it’s just a part of acclimation to—we call this planet Lucifer.
West Of The Sun Edgar Pangborn
This gradual adaptation to circumstances by an accommodating power is termed, in philosophical language, acclimation.
A Treatise on Sheep: Ambrose Blacklock
In general the tribute of acclimation is not so soon paid by emigrants in Lima as in other tropical regions.
Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests J. J. von Tschudi
acclimation was considered, and indeed was absolutely necessary.
The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 Ben Casseday
Propagation by seeds, then, is an inconvenient method, only to be resorted to for purposes of acclimation.
Soil Culture J. H. Walden
A few days, therefore, when the last touch of acclimation shall have taken its leave, and “I’m over the border and awa’.”
Early Western Travels, 1748-1846 (Volume XXVI) Various
His breath came faster, and his great chest rose and fell; these were the only indications of acclimation.
McClure’s Magazine, January, 1896, Vol. VI. No. 2 Various
There is nothing to hope for, as regards malaria, in acclimation.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884 Various
1826, noun of action from acclimate.
1792, from French acclimater, verb formed from à “to” (see ad-) + climat (see climate). Related: Acclimated; acclimating. The extended form acclimatize is now more common.
acclimation ac·cli·ma·tion (āk’lə-mā’shən)
The process of becoming adjusted to a new environment or situation.
to . Contemporary Examples Harry will be given ten days to acclimatise to his surroundings, after which he will start co-piloting the helicopters. Party’s Over, Harry! Tom Sykes September 6, 2012 Historical Examples I am aware that the attempt to acclimatise either animals or plants has been called a vain chimra. The Variation of Animals […]
to . Contemporary Examples The teams are expected to stay at Novo for several days to acclimatize. VIDEO Prince Harry Arrives in Antartica But Conditions May Yet Hamper Teams Tom Sykes November 24, 2013 Historical Examples At present an attempt is being made to acclimatize several species of Eucalyptus in the low hills. The Panjab, […]
to . Historical Examples The value assigned to the advantages resulting from acclimatization of stocks varies considerably. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various Give illustrations of acclimatization as a form of accommodation. Introduction to the Science of Sociology Robert E. Park A third theory charges it to predisposition plus the process of […]
an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent (opposed to ). Historical Examples There, upon an acclivity, a tin plate was found on the ground. Essays on early ornithology and kindred subjects James R. McClymont The acclivity of these hills is such, that every tree appears full to the eye. A Tour in Ireland Arthur […]
an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent (opposed to ). Historical Examples Herds of agile creatures like antelopes were seen in the moon, “abounding in the acclivitous glades of the woods.” The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, November 1879 Various Then herds of agile creatures like antelopes are described, ‘abounding on the acclivitous glades of […]