Definition of 'winter'
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Thousands of spectators gazed up at the sky to witness the beginning of the winter solstice. The Sun (2016)They can be planted in the winter during mild spells right into spring. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This already matches performance in the depths of winter last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In winter one sometimes finds a flock that has adopted a field of springing green corn to feed in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is particularly important during winter and if you get little exposure to sun on your skin throughout the year. The Sun (2016)Tweet of the day This could be a long winter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's also time to view and admire potential hedge acquisitions for your garden ready for autumn and winter planting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So, while winter is another place, it is not a bad one or a sad one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They feed in winter on estuary shores and in farmland fields. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yesterday it was like winter again and we had a set back. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Spread a mulch around the plant for winter protection and healthy new growth next year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These appear in the autumn and last through the winter months. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Get ready to sparkle through the winter party season! The Sun (2012)Winter is no time to show off your love of fine dining and the foodie scene. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Experts suggested that the particularly long and cold winter may also have contributed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are times when football seems to be one long winter of discontent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The winter solstice sets up brilliant chances to live the life you dream of. The Sun (2012)The southern hemisphere winter is turning unusually cold. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Competition for batting places on the winter tour is increasing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The winter that year was especially cold. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Winter fuel bills will be sky high. The Sun (2008)These should spend the winter underground and be dug up in spring. Secrets of the Soil (1990)The jacket will enable you to wear the dress through much of autumn and winter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Something began to go right again this winter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In winter when the plant is fully dormant. The Sun (2011)One theory contends that it evolved as a way of conserving energy and resources during the long winter period. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is winter time there and the cooler weather will help to keep the top surface from dusting too quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These are used to very intense sunlight, very cold winters and a short growing season. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In winter the feeding time is 2pm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rose emblem ties in with this season 's winter floral trend. The Sun (2010)She had been out for a walk with her parents one winter day in Austria. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They play such an important role in winter and are extremely useful as a foil for more colourful flowering plants in spring and summer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'winter'
British English: winter /ˈwɪntə/ NOUN
Winter is the season between autumn and spring. In winter the weather is usually cold.
Dried fruit is eaten in winter, when fresh fruit is not available.
- American English: winter
- Arabic: الشِّتَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: inverno
- Chinese: 冬天
- Croatian: zima
- Czech: zima
- Danish: vinter
- Dutch: winter
- European Spanish: invierno
- Finnish: talvi
- French: hiver
- German: Winter
- Greek: χειμώνας
- Italian: inverno
- Japanese: 冬
- Korean: 겨울
- Norwegian: vinter
- Polish: zima
- European Portuguese: Inverno
- Romanian: iarnă
- Russian: зима
- Spanish: invierno
- Swedish: vinter
- Thai: ฤดูหนาว
- Turkish: kış
- Ukrainian: зима
- Vietnamese: mùa đông
Definition of winter from the Collins English Dictionary
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