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climatize

[klahy-muh-tahyz]
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verb (used with object), cli·ma·tized, cli·ma·tiz·ing.
  1. to acclimate to a new environment.
  2. 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.

Origin of climatize

First recorded in 1820–30; climate + -ize
Related formscli·ma·ti·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for climatized

Historical Examples

  • There is an Indian camp, as they come here to be climatized before going to the front.

    My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915

    Monica M. Stanley

  • Of foreign fruits now climatized we possess a great variety.