Winter vs Winterover - What's the difference?

winter | winterover |


As a proper noun winter

is (a common germanic one).

As a noun winterover is

one who remains at an antarctic base during the quiet winter season.

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winter

English

(wikipedia winter)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Traditionally the fourth of the four seasons, typically regarded as being from December 23 to March 20 in continental regions of the Northern Hemisphere or the months of June, July and August in the Southern Hemisphere. It is the time when the sun is lowest in the sky, resulting in short days, and the time of year with the lowest atmospheric temperatures for the region.
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  • , year= a1420 , year_published= 1894 , author= The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056 , by= (Lanfranc of Milan) , title= Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie." , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=6XktAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA63 , original= , chapter= Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone , section= , isbn= 1163911380 , edition= , publisher= K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co , location= London , editor= Robert von Fleischhacker , volume= , page= 63 , passage= Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir , & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.}}
  • * Shakespeare
  • And after summer evermore succeeds / Barren winter , with his wrathful nipping cold.
  • (figuratively) The period of decay, old age, death, or the like.
  • * Wordsworth
  • Life's autumn past, I stand on winter's verge.

    Usage notes

    (season name spelling)

    Derived terms

    * AI winter * (Arctic Winter Games) * atomic winter * Austrian winter pea * beady-legged winter horse tick * bewinter * blackberry winter * blackthorn winter * buy straw hats in winter * Chinese winter squash * dogwood winter * early winter cress * East Indian winter jet * (Father Winter) * (Fell Winter) * Fimbulwinter * forwintered * General winter * impact winter * in-winter * Kondratiev winter * (Long Winter) * love-in-winter * Madeira winter cherry * meteorological winter * mid-winter, midwinter * nuclear winter * (Old Man Winter) * (Operation Dark Winter) * out-winter, outwinter * overwinter * rere-winter * Russian winter * Soviet winter * Spencer's winter vomiting * summer and winter * twinter * unwinter * volcanic winter * (Western Winter Blast) * wild winterpea * winter aconite * winterage, winteridge * winter and winter * winter annual * winter apple * winter barley * winter-beaten * winter berry, winterberry * winter bloom, winter-bloom * winter break * winter bud * winter bunting * winter carnival * winter cherry * Winter Circle * winter city * winter-clad * winter-close * winter clover * winter cluster * (Winter Coast) * winter coat * winter corn * winter cough * winter count * winter country * winter-crack * winter cress, wintercress * winter crookneck, winter crookneck squash * winter crop * winter currant * winter daffodil * winter depression * winter duck * winter dysentery * winter eczema * wintered * (Winter-een-mas) * winter egg * winter falcon * winter fallow * winter fat * winter-feed, winterfeed * winter fern * Winterfest * winter fever * winter finch * winter flounder * winter-flower * winter flowering cherry * (Winterfresh) * Winter Games * winter garden * winter gillyflower * winter gnat * winter grape * winter greens * winter-ground * winter guard * winter gull, winter-gull * winter-hained * (Winter Harbor), (Winter Harbour) * winter-hardy, winterhardy * (Winterhaven), (Winter Haven) * winter hawk * winter hazel * winter heath * winter heliotrope * winter hellebore * winter hemp * Winter Hexagon * (Winter Hill) * winter holidays * winter-house * winter ice * winterim * winterise, winterize * winterish * (Winter Island) * winter itch * winter jasmine * winter-killed * (Winter King) * winterless * (Winter Line) * winterling * winter lodge, winter lodgment * winter-long * winter-love * Winterlude * (Winter Magic Festival) * winter marjoram * winter melon, winter melon vine * winter mew, winter-mew * winter midge * winter monsoon * winter moth * winter mushroom * winter oats * (Winter of Discontent) * winter oil * winter-old * Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics * winter ova * winter packet * (Winter Palace) * (Winter Park) * winter peach * winter pear * winter-pick * winter-piece * winter-pride * winter-pround * winter purslane * winter quarters * (Winter Queen) * winter queening * winter range * winter rape * winter redbird * winter-rig * winter road * winter rocket * winter rose * winter rules * winter-run fish * winter rye * winters * winter savory * winter scours * winter shad, winter-shad * winter sheldrake * winter sleep * winter sleeper * winter snipe * winter solstice * wintersome * winter sport * (Winter Springs) * winter squash * winter-stall * winter storm * winter story * (Winterstown) * winter strawberry * (Wintersville) * winter sweet, winter-sweet, wintersweet * winter sweet marjoram * winter tale * winter teal * winter-thorn * winter tick * winter-tide, wintertide * winter-time, wintertime * winter tire, winter tyre * Winter Triangle * winter urn * winter vacation * Winterval * (Winterville) * winter visitor * winter vomiting disease * winter wagtail * (Winter War) * winterward, winterwards * winter warfare * winter wash * winter weather advisory * winter-weed, winterweed * winter-weight, winterweight * winter wheat * (Winter White House) * winter white Russian hamster * winter wicket * winter woolies, winter woollies * winter worm * winter worm summer grass * winter wren * wintrous

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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To spend the winter (in a particular place).
  • ''When they retired, they hoped to winter in Florida.
  • To store something (for instance animals) somewhere over winter to protect it from cold.
  • Derived terms

    * Wintered Over Device * winterer * wintering

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    winterover

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who remains at an Antarctic base during the quiet winter season.
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