Etymology
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acclimation (n.)

1826, noun of action from acclimate, "by form-assoc. with words like narrate, narration, in which -ate is a vbl. ending: in acclimate it is part of the stem" [OED]. The word is attested earlier in German and French. Coleridge has acclimatement (1823), which also is found earlier in French.

updated on October 29, 2016

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Definitions of acclimation from WordNet

acclimation (n.)
adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment);
Synonyms: acclimatization / acclimatisation
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.