Summering



noun
1.
the season between spring and autumn, in the Northern Hemisphere from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox, and in the Southern Hemisphere from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox.
2.
the period comprising the months of June, July, and August in the U.S., and from the middle of May to the middle of August in Great Britain.
3.
a period of hot, usually sunny weather:
We had no real summer last year.
4.
the hotter half of the year (opposed to winter):
They spend the summers in New Hampshire and the winters in Florida.
5.
the period of finest development, perfection, or beauty previous to any decline:
the summer of life.
6.
a whole year as represented by this season:
a girl of fifteen summers.
adjective
7.
of, relating to, or characteristic of summer:
Iced tea is a summer drink.
8.
appropriate for or done during the summer:
summer clothes; summer sports.
9.
having the weather or warmth of summer:
summer days in late October.
verb (used without object)
10.
to spend or pass the summer:
They summered in Maine.
verb (used with object)
11.
to keep, feed, or manage during the summer:
Sheep are summered in high pastures.
12.
to make summerlike.
noun
1.
(sometimes capital)

the warmest season of the year, between spring and autumn, astronomically from the June solstice to the September equinox in the N hemisphere and at the opposite time of year in the S hemisphere
(as modifier): summer flowers, a summer dress, related adjective aestival

2.
the period of hot weather associated with the summer
3.
a time of blossoming, greatest happiness, etc
4.
(mainly poetic) a year represented by this season: a child of nine summers
verb
5.
(intransitive) to spend the summer (at a place)
6.
(transitive) to keep or feed (farm animals) during the summer: they summered their cattle on the mountain slopes
noun
1.
Also called summer tree. a large horizontal beam or girder, esp one that supports floor joists
2.
another name for lintel
3.
a stone on the top of a column, pier, or wall that supports an arch or lintel

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