Meaning of ACCLIMATIZATION in English

ACCLIMATIZATION

əˌklīməd.ə̇ˈzāshən, -əd.ˌīˈz-, -ətə̇ˈz-, -əˌtīˈz- also aˌk- noun

( -s )

Etymology: acclimate + -ization

1. : the process of acclimatizing : the result of acclimatizing

2. ecology : adaptation or increased tolerance of a species to a changed environment in the course of several generations — compare acclimation 2

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