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acclimate (someone or something) to (something)

To help a person or thing to adjust to a new environment, role, etc. I've been spending a lot of time at home, acclimating our new puppy to life with our family. It's difficult to acclimate that type of plant to a colder climate. We initially had to focus on acclimating our adopted daughter to life in this country.
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acclimate someone (or an animal) to something

 and acclimatize someone or an animal to something
to cause a person or other living thing to become used to a different climate or environment. We will help acclimate Henry to the new building. We need to acclimatize the fish to the new aquarium.
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The clearances from animals that were doubly labeled with [[blank].sup.35][SO.sub.4] and [H.sup.3]-PEG were measured from animals acclimated to either PW or 10% SW (Table 2).
4, Apica, 15 February) and compared with those occurring in potted plants acclimated under natural environmental conditions in an unheated greenhouse.
About 24 h prior to the spawning test, acclimated animals were transferred to vials (I mussel/vial, 10-15 animals per salinity/temperature condition) containing 9 ml of water at the same salinity and temperature in which they had previously been acclimated.
In addition, correlation between LT50 with APX activity under cold acclimated and non-acclimated conditions was statistically significant.
But as men and women grow more acclimated to physical activity, they will begin to see the fruits of their labors.
Samples from non cold- acclimated plants were subjected to freezing stress at -4 C and -5 C; samples from cold- acclimated plants were subjected to freezing stress at -5 C and -6 C.
Larvae acclimated to a given temperature will spend longer periods hidden, be faster to reach the substrate, and have a lower level of stress.
Currently, one billion rubles allocated by the Russian JSC RusHydro is being acclimated within the construction project of Upper Naryn Cascade hydropower plants, First Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbaev said on December 24 in the course of the working visit to Moscow.
The report said that Instagram had started to test a sample sponsored message to get users acclimated with the change.
With the Republican National Convention delayed until Tuesday thanks to Tropical Storm Isaac, reporters are using the extra time to get acclimated, explore the area, and connect with sources and acquaintances.
We'll do the 5,000 next week when she should be more acclimated. That will give us a truer test of her fitness."
The app has onscreen instructions that help new users get acclimated. You can access any tune on your device.
Lally's study, published in Cancer Nursing, found that "threatened self-integrity"--the threat to how we know ourselves--the main concern for women as they acclimated to being "breast cancer patients" or "survivors." Women's self-integrity also is threatened by how they perceived others' impressions of them and by whether they attributed developing cancer to their own actions or inaction.