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Weather vs. Season

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Weathernoun

The short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, relative humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc.

Seasonnoun

Each of the four divisions of a year: spring, summer, autumn (fall) and winter

Weathernoun

Unpleasant or destructive atmospheric conditions, and their effects.

‘Wooden garden furniture must be well oiled as it is continuously exposed to weather.’;

Seasonnoun

A part of a year when something particular happens

‘mating season’; ‘the rainy season’; ‘the football season’;

Weathernoun

(nautical) The direction from which the wind is blowing; used attributively to indicate the windward side.

Seasonnoun

(obsolete) That which gives relish; seasoning.

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Weathernoun

A situation.

Seasonnoun

(cricket) The period over which a series of Test matches are played.

Weathernoun

(obsolete) A storm; a tempest.

Seasonnoun

A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals with a long break between each group, usually with one year between the beginning of each.

‘The third season of “Friends” aired from 1996 to 1997.’;

Weathernoun

(obsolete) A light shower of rain.

Seasonnoun

(archaic) An extended, undefined period of time.

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Weatheradjective

Facing towards the flow of a fluid, usually air.

‘weather side, weather helm’;

Seasonnoun

(video games) The full set of downloadable content for a game, which can be purchased with a season pass.

Weatherverb

To expose to the weather, or show the effects of such exposure, or to withstand such effects.

Seasonnoun

(video games) A fixed period of time in a massively multiplayer online game in which new content (themes, rules, modes, etc.) becomes available, sometimes replacing earlier content.

Weatherverb

(by extension) To sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to endure; to resist.

Seasonverb

(transitive) To flavour food with spices, herbs or salt.

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Weatherverb

To break down, of rocks and other materials, under the effects of exposure to rain, sunlight, temperature, and air.

Seasonverb

(transitive) To make fit for any use by time or habit; to habituate; to accustom; to inure

‘to season oneself to a climate’;

Weatherverb

(nautical) To pass to windward in a vessel, especially to beat 'round.

‘to weather a cape; to weather another ship’;

Seasonverb

(transitive) Hence, to prepare by drying or hardening, or removal of natural juices

‘The timber needs to be seasoned.’;

Weatherverb

(nautical) To endure or survive an event or action without undue damage.

‘Joshua weathered a collision with a freighter near South Africa.’;

Seasonverb

(intransitive) To become mature; to grow fit for use; to become adapted to a climate.

Weatherverb

(falconry) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.

Seasonverb

(intransitive) To become dry and hard, by the escape of the natural juices, or by being penetrated with other substance

‘The wood has seasoned in the sun.’;

Weathernoun

The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, etc.

‘Not amiss to cool a man's stomach this hot weather.’; ‘Fair weather cometh out of the north.’;

Seasonverb

(obsolete) To copulate with; to impregnate.

Weathernoun

Vicissitude of season; meteorological change; alternation of the state of the air.

Seasonnoun

One of the divisions of the year, marked by alterations in the length of day and night, or by distinct conditions of temperature, moisture, etc., caused mainly by the relative position of the earth with respect to the sun. In the north temperate zone, four seasons, namely, spring, summer, autumn, and winter, are generally recognized. Some parts of the world have three seasons, - the dry, the rainy, and the cold; other parts have but two, - the dry and the rainy.

‘The several seasons of the year in their beauty.’;

Weathernoun

Storm; tempest.

‘What gusts of weather from that gathering cloudMy thoughts presage!’;

Seasonnoun

Hence, a period of time, especially as regards its fitness for anything contemplated or done; a suitable or convenient time; proper conjuncture; as, the season for planting; the season for rest.

‘The season, prime for sweetest scents and airs.’;

Weathernoun

A light rain; a shower.

‘Peace to the artist whose ingenious thoughtDevised the weather house, that useful toy!’;

Seasonnoun

A period of time not very long; a while; a time.

‘Thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season.’;

Weatherverb

To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.

‘[An eagle] soaring through his wide empire of the airTo weather his broad sails.’; ‘This gear lacks weathering.’;

Seasonnoun

That which gives relish; seasoning.

‘You lack the season of all natures, sleep.’;

Weatherverb

Hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to weather the storm.

‘For I can weather the roughest gale.’; ‘You will weather the difficulties yet.’;

Seasonverb

To render suitable or appropriate; to prepare; to fit.

‘He is fit and seasoned for his passage.’;

Weatherverb

To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship.

Seasonverb

To fit for any use by time or habit; to habituate; to accustom; to inure; to ripen; to mature; as, to season one to a climate.

Weatherverb

To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.

Seasonverb

Hence, to prepare by drying or hardening, or removal of natural juices; as, to season timber.

Weatherverb

To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather.

‘The organisms . . . seem indestructible, while the hard matrix in which they are imbedded has weathered from around them.’;

Seasonverb

To fit for taste; to render palatable; to give zest or relish to; to spice; as, to season food.

Weatheradjective

Being toward the wind, or windward - opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.

‘To veer, and tack, and steer a causeAgainst the weather gauge of laws.’;

Seasonverb

Hence, to fit for enjoyment; to render agreeable.

‘You season still with sports your serious hours.’; ‘The proper use of wit is to season conversation.’;

Weathernoun

the meteorological conditions: temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation;

‘they were hoping for good weather’; ‘every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception’;

Seasonverb

To qualify by admixture; to moderate; to temper.

Weatherverb

face or endure with courage;

‘She braved the elements’;

Seasonverb

To imbue; to tinge or taint.

‘Season their younger years with prudent and pious principles.’;

Weatherverb

cause to slope

Seasonverb

To copulate with; to impregnate.

Weatherverb

sail to the windward of

Seasonverb

To become mature; to grow fit for use; to become adapted to a climate.

Weatherverb

change under the action or influence of the weather;

‘A weathered old hut’;

Seasonverb

To become dry and hard, by the escape of the natural juices, or by being penetrated with other substance; as, timber seasons in the sun.

Weatheradjective

towards the side exposed to wind

Seasonverb

To give token; to savor.

Weather

Weather is the state of the atmosphere, describing for example the degree to which it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy. On Earth, most weather phenomena occur in the lowest layer of the planet's atmosphere, the troposphere, just below the stratosphere.

Seasonnoun

a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field;

‘he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company’; ‘she always looked forward to the avocado season’;

Seasonnoun

one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions;

‘the regular sequence of the seasons’;

Seasonnoun

a recurrent time marked by major holidays;

‘it was the Christmas season’;

Seasonverb

lend flavor to;

‘Season the chicken breast after roasting it’;

Seasonverb

make fit;

‘This trip will season even the hardiest traveller’;

Seasonverb

make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate;

‘she tempered her criticism’;

Seasonnoun

each of the four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours, resulting from the earth's changing position with regard to the sun.

Seasonnoun

a period of the year characterized by a particular climatic feature or marked by a particular activity, event, or festivity

‘the season for gathering pine needles’; ‘the rainy season’;

Seasonnoun

a fixed time in the year when a particular sporting activity is pursued

‘the English cricket season is almost upon us’;

Seasonnoun

the time of year when a particular fruit, vegetable, or other food is plentiful and in good condition

‘the pies are made with fruit that is in season’; ‘new season's lamb’;

Seasonnoun

a time of year traditionally adopted by the English upper classes for a series of fashionable social events.

Seasonnoun

a proper or suitable time

‘to everything there is a season’;

Seasonnoun

an indefinite or unspecified period of time; a while

‘this most beautiful soul; who walked with me for a season in this world’;

Seasonnoun

a set or sequence of related television programmes; a series

‘the first two seasons of the show’;

Seasonnoun

a period when a female mammal is ready to mate

‘the bitch can come into season at irregular intervals’;

Seasonverb

add salt, herbs, pepper, or other spices to (food)

‘season the soup to taste with salt and pepper’;

Seasonverb

add a quality or feature to (something), especially so as to make it more lively or exciting

‘his conversation is seasoned liberally with exclamation points and punch lines’;

Seasonverb

make (wood) suitable for use as timber by adjusting its moisture content to that of the environment in which it will be used

‘I collect and season most of my wood’;

Season

A season is a division of the year based on changes in weather, ecology, and the number of daylight hours in a given region. On Earth, seasons are the result of Earth's orbit around the Sun and Earth's axial tilt relative to the ecliptic plane.

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