- acclimate；respond physiologically or behaviorally to a change in conditions in the natural environment.
verb: acclimatize, 3rd person present: acclimatizes, gerund or present participle: acclimatizing, past tense: acclimatized, past participle: acclimatized
- 1. acclimate they acclimatized themselves before ascending Everest
- ▪ respond physiologically or behaviorally to a change in conditions in the natural environment.
- ▪ harden off (a plant).
- become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions; adjust: it's unknown whether people will acclimatize to increasingly warm weather