reacclimate

verb re·ac·cli·mate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈa-klə-ˌmāt ; -ə-ˈklī-mət , -ˌmāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reacclimate

reacclimated; reacclimating; reacclimates
transitive + intransitive
: to readapt (someone or something) to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation : to acclimate again
  • reacclimated himself to the climate of his native country
  • plants reacclimating to spring temperatures
  • You'd be surprised how quickly the body acclimates to a change in environment. Perhaps I should say reacclimates, since you are returning to a situation with which your body is familiar.
  • Runner's World

First Known Use of reacclimate

1854

in the meaning defined above

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