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Acclimatization  n.  The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured.

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"Acclimatization" Quotes from Famous Books

... Western prairies. The vast majority of these Ruthenians belong to the Catholic Church and are our brethren in the Faith. To protect them against unscrupulous proselytizers, to help them to keep the faith in the trying period of their acclimatization to our Canadian national life, in a word, to make the Church of Canada assume the proper responsibility which Catholic solidarity imposes on all her children in regard to this new factor of Catholicity in our country, . . . this is the Ruthenian problem as it presents itself to us with its various ...
— Catholic Problems in Western Canada • George Thomas Daly

... anticipations are likely to be at fault. Perhaps you had pictured to yourself the effect of perpetual summer as a physical delight,—something like an indefinite prolongation of the fairest summer weather ever enjoyed at home. Probably you had heard of fevers, risks of acclimatization, intense heat, and a swarming of venomous creatures; but you may nevertheless believe you know what precautions to take; and published statistics of climatic temperature may have persuaded you that the heat is not difficult to bear. By that enervation ...
— Two Years in the French West Indies • Lafcadio Hearn

Words linked to "Acclimatization" :   acclimatisation, acclimatize, adaptation, acclimation, adaption, adjustment

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