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[pey-lee-oh-klahy-mit or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˈklaɪ mɪt or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/
the climate of some former period of geologic time.
Origin of paleoclimate
1920-25; paleo- + climate Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for paleoclimate
  • There are paleoclimate reconstructions that go back millions and tens of millions of years.
  • There remains intensive investigation into paleoclimate, largely due to the immaturity of inquiry into this area.
  • Early humans were acting with intent, driven by harsh conditions after a long period of paleoclimate chaos.
  • In the paleoclimate community, there is a convention that time is shown backwards.
  • paleoclimate data from a few coral reefs around the world.
  • Following is a map showing a distribution of paleoclimate records around the world.

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