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acclimation

[‚ak·lə′mā·shən]
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First, shad were allowed to acclimate to 46[degrees]F, then the tank temperatures were reduced by about a half of a degree per day until the final test temperatures were reached.
Kipyego, the silver medalist in the 10,000 at the World Championships last summer, didn't have much time to acclimate herself to the altitude and adjust to the travel and time zone differences after competing in the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field on June 2.
To help acclimate his mother, Makis teaches her to read English and matures in the process.
"Carpet has to acclimate to Interior conditions before it's installed.
"Inmates who have [completed] the program have shown the ability to better acclimate to society and lead a crime-free life."
Biomechanical testing includes measuring changes in energy expended, assessing how quickly soldiers acclimate to wearing the Hulc and whether there is a reduction in metabolic cost or improvement in metabolic efficiency.
(2006) suggested that acclimation-response ratio (difference in endpoint divided by difference in acclimation, essentially the slope of a line) estimates ability to change thermal tolerance so the upper extrapolated endpoint of the Gila chub may reflect inability to acclimate to increased temperatures, relative to the Devils River minnow.
Over the next three days he much acclimate himself to the shock and figure out what to do.
A wonderful DVD to help familiarize and acclimate young people to technology in a modern world where an individual's career and financial success are increasingly dependent on being computer savvy.
His mother, Peggy, said she wanted Alex to come to Prairie State College in south suburban Chicago Heights because she works there as an administrative assistant and thought it would be a good way to acclimate her son to college.
In the session, Introducing Technology to New Teachers: Meeting the Needs of the Millennial Generation In and Out of the Classroom, both Amy Gates and Sherri Lewis of Lee's Summit (Mo.) School District talked about their district's comprehensive program to acclimate teachers to the tech tools they are expected to use.
In the future, would it be possible to highlight constant promotions to acclimate young readers to continually moving upward in their jobs rather than becoming stagnant in their careers?