climatise

climatize

[klahy-muh-tahyz]
verb (used with object), climatized, climatizing.
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.
Also, especially British, climatise.


Origin:
1820–30; climate + -ize

climatization, noun
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