Associations to the word «Climate»


CLIMATE, noun. (obsolete) An area of the earth's surface between two parallels of latitude.
CLIMATE, noun. (obsolete) A region of the Earth.
CLIMATE, noun. The long-term manifestations of weather and other atmospheric conditions in a given area or country, now usually represented by the statistical summary of its weather conditions during a period long enough to ensure that representative values are obtained (generally 30 years).
CLIMATE, noun. (figuratively) The context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation.
CLIMATE, verb. (poetic) (obsolete) To dwell.
CLIMATE CANARY, noun. A species that is affected by an environmental danger prior to other species, thus serving as an early warning system for the other species with regard to a danger.
CLIMATE CHANGE, noun. Changes in the Earth's climate, especially those said to be produced by global warming.
CLIMATE CONTROL, noun. A device which controls the temperature and relative humidity in cars, buildings, etc, by way of a heating and/or air conditioning system.
CLIMATE DENIALISM, noun. A theory, according to which there's no climate change and even if there is, it is not caused nor accelerated by human activity.
CLIMATE DENIALIST, noun. A supporter of climate denialism.
CLIMATE DENIALISTS, noun. Plural of climate denialist

Dictionary definition

CLIMATE, noun. The weather in some location averaged over some long period of time; "the dank climate of southern Wales"; "plants from a cold clime travel best in winter".
CLIMATE, noun. The prevailing psychological state; "the climate of opinion"; "the national mood had changed radically since the last election".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky