reacclimatize

verb re·ac·cli·ma·tize \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈklī-mə-ˌtīz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reacclimatize

reacclimatized; reacclimatizing; reacclimatizes
transitive + intransitive
: to readapt (someone or something) to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation : reacclimate
  • reacclimatize indoor plants to outside conditions
  • … their return ascent would have to be slow so their bodies could reacclimatize
  • —Trevor Corson

First Known Use of reacclimatize

1856

in the meaning defined above

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