Seasonal
Seasonal Sea"son*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the seasons. [1913 Webster]

2. Occurring or being used in a specific season; as, seasonal items for sale. [1913 Webster]

{Seasonal dimorphism} (Zo["o]l.), the condition of having two distinct varieties which appear at different seasons, as certain species of butterflies in which the spring brood differs from the summer or autumnal brood. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • seasonal — sea‧son‧al [ˈsiːznəl] adjective 1. seasonal adjustment/​ change/​variation etc COMMERCE adjustments you make or changes that happen because of the situation during a particular period of the year, that is not typical of the rest of the year: •… …   Financial and business terms

  • seasonal — index intermittent, periodic, regular (orderly) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • seasonal — (adj.) 1838, from SEASON (Cf. season) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Of workers or employment, from 1904. Related: Seasonally …   Etymology dictionary

  • seasonal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or characteristic of a particular season of the year. 2) fluctuating according to the season. DERIVATIVES seasonality noun seasonally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • seasonal — [sē′zən əl] adj. of, characteristic of, or depending on the season or seasons seasonally adv …   English World dictionary

  • seasonal — seasonally, adv. seasonalness, n. /see zeuh nl/, adj. 1. pertaining to, dependent on, or accompanying the seasons of the year or some particular season; periodical: seasonal work. n. 2. a seasonal product, employee, etc.: to hire seasonals. [1830 …   Universalium

  • seasonal — sea•son•al [[t]ˈsi zə nl[/t]] adj. 1) pertaining to, dependent on, or accompanying the seasons of the year or some particular season: seasonal work[/ex] 2) cvb a seasonal employee or product sea′son•al•ly, adv. usage: The adjectives seasonal and… …   From formal English to slang

  • seasonal — sea|son|al [ siz(ə)nəl ] adjective * 1. ) available only during a particular time of year: seasonal work/workers/employment: The work was well paid but seasonal. a ) used about fruit and vegetables that are available now, at this time of year 2.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seasonal */ — UK [ˈsiːz(ə)nəl] / US [ˈsɪz(ə)nəl] adjective 1) a) available only during a particular time of year seasonal work/workers/employment: The work was well paid but seasonal. b) used about fruit and vegetables that are available now, at this time of… …   English dictionary

  • seasonal — adjective 1 usually happening or available during a particular season: a pie made with seasonal fruits | seasonal norm BrE (=the average weather conditions for a particular season) 2 happening or needed only at a particular time of year: seasonal …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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