Climate meaning

klīmĭt
A prevailing condition or set of attitudes in human affairs.

A climate of unrest.

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The definition of climate is the weather of a location over time or the environment or mood.

An example of climate is when it is snowy and rainy.

An example of climate is an economic boom time.

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A region with certain prevailing weather conditions.

To move to a warmer climate.

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The meteorological conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and wind, that characteristically prevail in a particular region.
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Any prevailing conditions affecting life, activity, etc.

A favorable climate of opinion.

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A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions.

Lives in a cold climate.

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The prevailing or average indoor temperature, humidity, etc., as of a room or building.
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The general or average weather conditions of a certain region, including temperature, rainfall, and wind. On Earth, climate is most affected by latitude, the tilt of the Earth's axis, the movements of the Earth's wind belts, the difference in temperatures of land and sea, and topography. Human activity, especially relating to actions relating to the depletion of the ozone layer, is also an important factor.
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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).
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(figuratively) The context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation.

Industries that require a lot of fossil fuels are unlikely to be popular in the current political climate.

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(poetic, obsolete) To dwell.

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The prevailing or average weather conditions of a place, as determined by the temperature and meteorological changes over a period of years.
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Origin of climate

  • Middle English climat from Old French from Late Latin clima climat- from Greek klima surface of the earth, region klei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French climat, from Latin clima, from Ancient Greek κλίμα (klima, “inclination”), from κλίνω (klinō, “to slope, incline”) (from which also cline), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱley- (English lean).

    From Wiktionary