acclimated

adjective ac·cli·mat·ed \ ˈa-klə-ˌmā-təd ; ə-ˈklī-mə- , -ˌmā- \
Updated on: 25 Apr 2018

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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1822

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