meaning of summer

1. One who sums; one who casts up an account.
A large stone or beam placed horizontally on columns, piers, posts, or the like, serving for various uses. Specifically: (a) The lintel of a door or window. (b) The commencement of a cross vault. (c) A central floor timber, as a girder, or a piece reaching from a wall to a girder. Called also summertree.
The season of the year in which the sun shines most directly upon any region; the warmest period of the year.
To pass the summer; to spend the warm season; as, to summer in Switzerland.
To keep or carry through the summer; to feed during the summer; as, to summer stock.
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]. SUMMER SESSION An early system on MITs Whirlwind. [Listed in CACM 25:16 May 1959].
the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox; "they spent a lazy summer at the ">shore"

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