A season is a subdivision of the year, marked by changes in weather, ecology, and hours of daylight. Seasons result from the yearly revolution of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's axis relative to the plane of revolution. In temperate and polar regions, the seasons are marked by changes in the intensity of sunlight that reaches the Earth's surface, variations of which may cause animals to go into hibernation or to migrate, and plants to be dormant.
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... network television seasons start in mid-September and end in late May, which coincides with the completion of May sweeps ... Beginning with its fourth season, 24 began its season in January and aired new episodes non-stop until May ... Season Episodes Timeslot (ET) Season premiere Season finale Rank Viewers (in millions) 1 2001–02 24 Tuesday 900 pm November 6, 2001 May 21, 2002 #76 8.60 2 2002–03 24 October 29, 2002 May 20, 2003 #36 11.73 3 2003 ...
... During the 1896–97 season they were champions and during the 1897–98 season they finished 4th ... In the 1909–10 season they joined the Spartan League B Division ... They gained promotion in their first season finishing third of sixth in their division ...
40 Years Ago Today" in the Lewiston Morning Tribune June 15, 2006,) and playing one season for the A's Single-A teams, the Broncs and Modesto, California and one more season for their Double ... for helping him through that difficult season ...
... the rights to subscription channel Sky1 after the second season ... sales of the season one DVDs increased the audience size of season two by 25% ... A special edition of the first season was released on May 20, 2008 ...
... The first six seasons of the show were mostly based in Los Angeles and nearby California locations—both real and fictional ... for parts of the fourth, sixth, and seventh seasons ... The eighth season took place in New York City, and the TV movie Redemption, filmed in South Africa, was set mainly in the fictional African nation of Sangala ...
More definitions of "season":
- (verb): Lend flavor to.
Example: "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
Synonyms: flavor, flavour
- (noun): A period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field.
Example: "He celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
- (verb): Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate.
Synonyms: temper, mollify
- (noun): One of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions.
Synonyms: time of year
- (noun): A recurrent time marked by major holidays.
Example: "It was the Christmas season"
Famous quotes containing the word season:
“At this season I seldom had a visitor. When the snow lay deepest no wanderer ventured near my house for a week or fortnight at a time, but there I lived as snug as a meadow mouse.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.”
—Fred Rogers (20th century)
“At Christmas I no more desire a rose
Than wish a snow in Mays new-fangled shows,
But like of each thing that in season grows.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)