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summer

1
1. 
a. 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
b. (as modifier): summer flowers
2. the period of hot weather associated with the summer

summer

2
1. 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

summer

[′səm·ər]
(astronomy)
The period from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox; popularly and for most meteorological purposes, it is taken to include June through August in the Northern Hemisphere, and December through February in the Southern Hemisphere.

springer, skewback, summer

springer, 1: S
1. The impost or place where the vertical support for an arch

summer

summer, 4: S
1. A horizontal beam supporting the ends of floor joists or resting on posts and supporting the wall above; also called a summertree.
2. Any large timber or beam which serves as a bearing surface.
3. The lintel of a door or window; a breastsummer.
4. A stone laid on a column and serving as a support for construction above, as in the construction of an arch.

Summer

Aestas
personification of summer; portrayed as youthful and sprightly. [Rom. Myth.: LLEI, I: 322]
Ceres
goddess of the season. [Rom. Myth.: Hall, 130]
cricket
symbol of summer; weather prognosticator. [Insect Symbolism: Jobes, 382]
naked girl with fruit
personification of summer. [Art: Hall, 130]
sickle and sheaf of corn
representational of the season. [Art: Hall, 129]

SUMMER

String manipulation and pattern matching language by Klint & Sint at CWI in the late 1970s. It was recently used as the input and implementation language for the Dataflow Compiler Project at CWI.

["An Overview of the SUMMER Programming Language", Paul Klint, 7th POPL, ACM 1980, pp. 47-55].
References in classic literature ?
Then, through the long, bright summer hours Through sunshine and through shower, Together in their happy home Dwelt butterfly and flower.
In the hot summer light his floridness seemed heavy and bloated, and but for his erect square- shouldered walk he would have looked like an over-fed and over-dressed old man.
All were young and pretty, and bathed in summer bloom; but not one had the nymph- like ease of his wife, when, with tense muscles and happy frown, she bent her soul upon some feat of strength.
He knew that she had spent the previous summer at Newport, where she appeared to have gone a great deal into society, but that in the autumn she had suddenly sub-let the "perfect house" which Beaufort had been at such pains to find for her, and decided to establish herself in Washington.
From spontaneous trips out of town to being stung by a jellyfish, seven guys talk about their ideal summer getaway and their go-to fashion-beginning with these pastel pieces from Uniqlo's Summer 2017 Collection.
Contract notice: Supply of special summer suits and hats special summer.
For a musical theater dancer, the New York spring is crammed with auditions for regional theaters' summer seasons.
Half the country may be in a deep freeze, but February is still the month for parents to start thinking about summer camps for their kids.
Summer School and Festival, Santa Barbara, 6/15-8/11.
However, the camp's success in forming strong partnerships has helped parents in these communities re-examine their priorities--now they are putting summer camp as a top item on their list of summer activities.
School is bustin' out and you're so hoping this is the year you'll score a summer sweetie.
Some lawmakers expect airlines to mishandle more bags this summer as the number of travelers increases, according to testimony at a hearing this week.