the solstice on or about June 21st that marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.
the time at which the sun is at its northernmost point in the sky (southernmost point in the S hemisphere), appearing at noon at its highest altitude above the horizon. It occurs about June 21 (December 22 in the S hemisphere)
(astronomy) the point on the celestial sphere, opposite the winter solstice, at which the ecliptic is furthest north from the celestial equator. Right ascension: 6 hours; declination: 23.5°
See under solstice.
- Summer sores
plural noun 1. (vet science) a condition of horses in which itchy lesions are caused by infestation of wounds with Habronema larvae from flies
noun 1. any of several squashes of the variety Cucurbita pepo melopepo, that mature in the late summer or early autumn and are used as a vegetable in an unripe state, before the rind and seeds become hard.
noun 1. the production of plays, musical comedy, etc., during the summer, especially in a suburban or resort area, often by a repertory company. 2. summer theaters collectively or their productions: Summer stock usually begins about June 1.
[suhm-er-sweet] /ˈsʌm ərˌswit/ noun 1. sweet pepperbush.