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climaten. [F. climat, L. clima, -atis, fr. Gr. , , slope, the supposed slope of the earth (from the equator toward the pole), hence a region or zone of the earth, fr. to slope, incline, akin to E. lean, v. i. See Lean, v. i., and cf. Clime.].
  •  One of thirty regions or zones, parallel to the equator, into which the surface of the earth from the equator to the pole was divided, according to the successive increase of the length of the midsummer day.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The condition of a place in relation to various phenomena of the atmosphere, as temperature, moisture, etc., especially as they affect animal or vegetable life.  [1913 Webster]
climatev. i. 
     To dwell.  [1913 Webster]


climate, n.
1 the prevailing weather conditions of an area.
2 a region with particular weather conditions.
3 the prevailing trend of opinion or public feeling.

climatic adj. climatical adj. climatically adv.
ME f. OF climat or LL clima climat- f. Gk klima f. klino slope



Antarctic Zone, Arctic Circle, Arctic Zone, Frigid Zones, Torrid Zone, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Variable Zones, Weltanschauung, air, ambiance, ambience, ambient, atmosphere, aura, calm weather, climate of opinion, clime, cold weather, equator, ethos, fair weather, feel, feeling, forces of nature, good weather, halcyon days, horse latitudes, hot weather, ideology, intellectual climate, latitude, longitude, longitude in arc, macroclimate, medium, meridian, microclimate, milieu, mise-en-scene, mood, moral climate, mores, norms, note, overtone, parallel, prime meridian, quality, rainy weather, roaring forties, sense, spirit, spiritual climate, stormy weather, subtropics, surroundings, the elements, the line, tone, tropic, tropics, undertone, weather, windiness, world view, zone




N region, sphere, ground, soil, area, field, realm, hemisphere, quarter, district, beat, orb, circuit, circle, reservation, pale, compartment, department, clearing, (property) &c 780 (Government), 1 arena, precincts, enceinte, walk, march, patch, plot, parcel, inclosure, close, field, court, enclave, reserve, preserve, street, clime, climate, zone, meridian, latitude, biosphere, lithosphere, territorial, local, parochial, provincial, regional.


N air, common air, atmospheric air, atmosphere, aerosphere, open air, sky, welkin, blue sky, cloud, weather, climate, rise and fall of the barometer, isobar, aerology, aerometry, aeroscopy, aeroscopy, aerography, meteorology, climatology, pneumatics, eudioscope, baroscope, aeroscope, eudiometer, barometer, aerometer, aneroid, baroscope, weather gauge, weather glass, weather cock, exposure to the air, exposure to the weather, ventilation, aerostation, aeronautics, aeronaut, containing air, flatulent, effervescent, windy, atmospheric, airy, aerial, aeriform, meteorological, weatherwise, in the open air, a la belle etoile, al fresco, sub jove dio.

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