ac·​cli·​mat·​ed | \ ˈa-klə-ˌmā-təd How to pronounce acclimated (audio) ; ə-ˈklī-mə-, -ˌmā- \

Definition of acclimated

: adapted to a new altitude, climate, environment, or situation … people can and must become acclimated to extreme weather. It can be a matter of life and death.— Jack Williams Hampsten, well acclimated from training in Colorado all summer, had LeMond on the ropes …— John Krakauer

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Recent Examples on the Web Plus, you might actually become acclimated to the acrid, stale taste due to the buildup of leftover oils. Marygrace Taylor, SELF, "How to Clean Your Coffee Maker to Make Your Brew Taste Even Better," 23 Nov. 2020 Dogs have to be able to go outside and become acclimated to their new worlds. Cameron Fields, cleveland, "Got a pandemic puppy? Dog trainers now see increased demand," 19 Oct. 2020 The introductions will be done carefully to allow Captain and the cubs to become acclimated to one another. Nora Mishanec,, "The singed whiskers of the climate crisis: Rescued cub still fighting for life at Oakland Zoo," 8 Oct. 2020 Swift is likely to go through the same kind of learning curve most rookies endure as they become acclimated to doing things differently in the NFL. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, "Here’s Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia’s plan for rookie RB D’Andre Swift," 7 Aug. 2020 Young giant barbs can relatively easily become acclimated to pond life, making the species suitable for farming, and more of them are now believed to live in captivity than in the wild. National Geographic, "Giant barb," 25 Feb. 2020 To become acclimated to university-level academic expectations, Brown enrolled in a six-week Summer Bridge program at Cal., "Jaylen Brown still remembers the tears hitting the page.," 19 Dec. 2019 Can your skin get too acclimated to certain products, making them less effective? CNN Underscored, "12 essential skin care questions, answered by dermatologists," 18 Sep. 2019 With Montana on Wednesday, Texas Southern Saturday and Alabama State (Dec. 29) remaining in nonconference play, Dante will have a chance to get acclimated and increase his playing time incrementally before the start of Pac-12 play. oregonlive, "N’Faly Dante expected to debut for Oregon Ducks basketball against Montana," 17 Dec. 2019

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1822, in the meaning defined above

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“Acclimated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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