Climate vs Climature - What's the difference?

climate | climature |


In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between climate and climature

is that climate is (obsolete) a region of the earth while climature is (obsolete) climate.

As nouns the difference between climate and climature

is that climate is (obsolete) an area of the earth's surface between two parallels of latitude while climature is (obsolete) climate.

As a verb climate

is (poetic|obsolete) to dwell.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

climate

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) An area of the earth's surface between two parallels of latitude.
  • (obsolete) A region of the Earth.
  • 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).
  • (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 .
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=November 7, author=Matt Bai, title=Winning a Second Term, Obama Will Confront Familiar Headwinds, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=In polling by the Pew Research Center in November 2008, fully half the respondents thought the two parties would cooperate more in the coming year, versus only 36 percent who thought the climate would grow more adversarial. }}

    Derived terms

    * acclimate * acclimatise, acclimatize * climate change * political climate

    Verb

    (climat)
  • (poetic, obsolete) To dwell.
  • * 1610 , , V. i. 169:
  • The blessed gods / Purge all infection from our air whilst you / Do climate here!

    Anagrams

    * ----

    climature

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) climate.
  • * (rfdate) , Hamlet , act 1 scene 1, l 120-124
  • *:And even the like precurse of feared events
  • *:As harbingers preceding still the fates
  • *:And prolongue to the omen coming on
  • *:Have heaven and earth together demonstrated
  • *:Unto our climatures and countrymen."