climatize

climatization, n.
/kluy"meuh tuyz'/, v.t. climatized, climatizing.
1. to acclimate to a new environment.
2. to prepare or modify (a building, vehicle, etc.) for use or comfort in a specific climate, esp. one that includes extreme cold or extreme heat: to climatize a house by adding insulation and storm windows.
Also, esp. Brit., climatise.
[1820-30; CLIMATE + -IZE]

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  • Climatize — Cli ma*tize, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Climatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Climatizing}.] To acclimate or become acclimated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • climatize — (Amer.) v. adapt to a new environment; become accustomed; prepare or adjust (home, building, car, etc.) to use in specific climate (also climatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • climatize — cli·ma·tize …   English syllables

  • climatize — cli•ma•tize [[t]ˈklaɪ məˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. tized, tiz•ing 1) ecl to acclimate to a new environment 2) bui to prepare or modify (a building, etc.) for use or comfort in a specific climate • Etymology: 1820–30 cli ma•ti•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • climatize — ˈklīməˌtīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: by shortening : acclimatize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Climatized — Climatize Cli ma*tize, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Climatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Climatizing}.] To acclimate or become acclimated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Climatizing — Climatize Cli ma*tize, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Climatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Climatizing}.] To acclimate or become acclimated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • climatized — climatize (Amer.) v. adapt to a new environment; become accustomed; prepare or adjust (home, building, car, etc.) to use in specific climate (also climatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • climatizes — climatize (Amer.) v. adapt to a new environment; become accustomed; prepare or adjust (home, building, car, etc.) to use in specific climate (also climatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • climatizing — climatize (Amer.) v. adapt to a new environment; become accustomed; prepare or adjust (home, building, car, etc.) to use in specific climate (also climatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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