Usage examples for acclimation

  1. And by a thorough system of acclimation, and a little winter protection, they may be grown abundantly, in every state of the Union. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  2. Though the progress of acclimation can scarcely fail to be attended by danger to life or limb, the process, when completed, seems to be very effectual, since little or no pains are taken by the old inhabitants to guard against the evil. – Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay by Miss Emma Roberts
  3. Such emigrants, therefore, may be expected to suffer less than the whites, in the process of acclimation, and may, in due time, find their new residence more genial to their constitutions, than those which they have quitted. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  4. It may be said that these cases- and indeed all cases of a supposed acclimation consisting in physiological changes- are instances of the origination of new varieties by natural selection, the hardier maize, tomato, and other vegetables of the North, being the progeny of seeds of individuals endowed, exceptionally, with greater power of resisting cold than belongs in general to the species which produced them. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  5. Forty thousand fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, and children are every year carried from the places of their birth, like so many cattle, although the terrible fact is well known that at least one fourth of them must die in the process of acclimation! – Slavery and the Constitution by William Ingersoll Bowditch
  6. There is no chance of one ever reaching the surface of the earth without years of gradual acclimation, and even if it did, it would be practically immobile. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  7. Perhaps we require another century or two of acclimation. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  8. Give time to raise fruits from the seed, and to apply the principles of acclimation, and those rich prairies will be among the great fruit- growing regions of the world. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  9. So great indeed was the influence thus induced that acclimation was then considered as necessary here as it now is in New Orleans or on the coast of Africa. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  10. It is estimated that twenty- five per cent of the soldiers die of yellow fever the first years of their acclimation; and during the year of the cholera, sixty per cent of the newly- arrived soldiers died. – To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana
  11. But any chronic affection- especially lung, liver, kidney, and rheumatic- when not too deeply seated, may, by favorable acclimation, become eliminated, and the ailing person entirely recover from the disease. – Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party by Martin Robinson Delany
  12. My friend Felicien had come to the colony fresh from the region of the Vosges, with the muscles and energies of a mountaineer, and cheeks pink as a French country- girl's;- he had never seemed to me physically adapted for acclimation; and I feared much for him on hearing of his first serious illness. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  13. In the sudden changes of station which the Government is forced to make with troops, by reason of the smallness of our army, much suffering is incurred,- as in case of regiments sent, without halt for acclimation, from Georgia or Louisiana to the British line. – Frontier Folk by George Booth
  14. Almost immediately after his arrival he was sent by the Superior of the convent to Macouba, for acclimation; Macouba then being considered the healthiest part of the island. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  15. The Russians have nothing in common with the soldiers of antiquity and of the middle ages, and are placed in very different circumstances: they are natives of the coldest regions of the globe; they have no possible opportunity of previous acclimation, and they are separated from the frontiers of India by more than 500 leagues of almost desert country, in which the employment of infantry, wherein alone consists the real superiority of Europeans over Orientals, is impracticable. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  16. Jardin de Luxemburg Palais Royal, Tuilleries, Acclimation, Jardin des Plantes. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley