[ klahy-muh-tahyz ]
/ ˈklaɪ məˌtaɪz /
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verb (used with object), cli·ma·tized, cli·ma·tiz·ing.
to acclimate to a new environment.
to prepare or modify (a building, vehicle, etc.) for use or comfort in a specific climate, especially one that includes extreme cold or extreme heat: to climatize a house by adding insulation and storm windows.
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Also especially British, cli·ma·tise .
OTHER WORDS FROM climatizecli·ma·ti·za·tion, noun
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