snow-in-summer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snow-in-summer chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
    • n snow-in-summer annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milk
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snow-in-summer A garden name of Cerastium tomentosum. See snow-in-harvest.
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Usage

In literature:

No snow is met in crossing the Andes in summer, but in winter it is very deep.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
The climate is very hot in summer, while snow lies on the mountain-tops for at least half the year.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Brehm claims that in summer the chamois climb up to the everlasting snow and take much delight in playing in it.
"The Human Side of Animals" by Royal Dixon
She had the unspotted beauty of the snow in the winter, and of the grass and flowers in the summer.
"Girls and Women" by Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
Come winter, come summer, snow or rain, dey went right on in de old sleigh jus' de same!
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I wonder if we will see them in bloom next summer, or will we be under the snow ourselves like these others.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
There, in the summer, lay a plot of green grass, and in the winter a sheet of pure frozen snow.
"Feats on the Fiord" by Harriet Martineau
These are free of snow in summer.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
The old fields and houses and roads come up too, clothed at my command, in the snows of winter, or in the beauty of summer.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, June 1844" by Various
The summer passed and the first brush of snow had come and yet he would not give in.
"Nancy McVeigh of the Monk Road" by R. Henry Mainer
It covers the ground like snow, and strangely enough it looks in June, but it does not, like snow, melt, even under the warm summer sunshine.
"A Bird-Lover in the West" by Olive Thorne Miller
Snow-spirits, too, with outspread wings, hover in the air, as if to waft cooling zephyrs through the soft summer night.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
The Sierra Nevada peaks have snow the year round, even in the hottest summers.
"Getting to know Spain" by Dee Day
Water they had in summer from small rivulets that fell from the rocks, and in winter from the snow and ice thawed.
"The History of Sandford and Merton" by Thomas Day
Summer begins in the middle of winter; and for snow storms they get rain, thunder and lightning.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
In summer, however, he is snow white, with black on the back, wings, and tail.
"Birds Illustrated by Colour Photography, Vol II. No. 4, October, 1897" by Various
There's a puddle up there in summer, the snow lies there in winter and now it's full of moist earth.
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald
In the highest latitudes the summer temperatures are not high enough to melt snow on a level.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
The snow which falls on the mountain is stowed away in caves, and used by the Sicilians during summer.
"Etna" by G. F. Rodwell
But come in the summer when there won't be any snow.
"The Curlytops Snowed In" by Howard R. Garis
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In poetry:

Get from us utterly! Ho! Summer then
Shall spread her grasses where thy snows have been,
And thy last icy footprint melt and mold
In her first marigold.
"Go Winter!" by James Whitcomb Riley
In Tír-na'n-Og,
In Tír-na'n-Og,
Summer and spring go hand in hand, and in the radiant weather
Brown autumn leaves and winter snow come floating down together.
"In Tír-Na N-Og" by Anna Johnston MacManus
He sings; the snow is on the hill,
And over hedge and tree is seen,
When Spring has wandered at her will,
A prophecy of misty green,
In which a bud or two displays
A soft desire for summer days.
"An April Songster" by Alexander Anderson
They sang, that by his native bowers
He stood, in the last moon of flowers,
And thirty snows had not yet shed
Their glory on the warrior's head;
But, as the summer fruit decays,
So died he in those naked days.
"Earlier Poems : Burial Of The Minnisink" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hast thou not sometimes found a bud,
When that dark season prevaded,
That over the snow that lay round it stood,
Tho' every other was faded ? —
And did'st thou not prize it, in that dark hour,
More than if blown in a summer bow'r?
"Stanzas - 2" by Mary Anne Browne
Crescent moons of the summer gleam through our swaying branches,
Knee-deep in fern we stand while the days of the sun-time go;
And the winds of winter love us­the keen, gay winds of the winter,
Coming to our gray arms from over the plains of snow.
"The Hill Maples" by Lucy Maud Montgomery

In news:

For Lisa and I being boat-less in the summer, is like rum without coke, Christmas without snow, Thanksgiving without a turkey.
Did Chicago have snow in the summer following the eruption of Mount Krakatau .
Is it true that Chicago had snow in the summer following the 1883 eruption of Mount Krakatau .
Yolen follows her Snow White retelling, Snow in Summer (2011), with a similarly inventive spin on Sleeping Beauty (like that book, this novel also derives from one of the author's short stories).
Snow Ice Arrives Just In Time For Summer.
The tollbooths have heat and air-conditioning, but collectors have to open the window, which lets in summer humidity and winter snow.
PRODUCT EVALUATION Beforewinter blends into spring and then into summer, we had the chance to ride some snow-track-equipped quads in the cold Pacific Northwest.
A summer climbing expedition in the French Alps turned to tragedy early Thursday when a six-foot wall of snow came crashing down on two groups of climbers, leaving nine dead, French police said.
San Francisco Arctic glaciers retreated at record levels in 2012, while summer snow melted in the region much more rapidly than it has in the past, according to a new report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).
In what has been a summer of many animal births, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo announced its latest zoo babies: two male snow leopard cubs, born on June 14, to parents, Zena and Senge.
Stewart and Pattison briefly split this summer (12) after she was photographed kissing her Snow White & The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders in a Los Angeles park.
I'm sure snow is the last thing that you want to think about during a nice summer day, but maybe it will cool you off a little when you watch this video that was captured yesterday in New Zealand as a train was clearing snow from the tracks.
"I think that since we have "snow days" in the winter, we should get to have "it's way too nice out to go to work" days during the summer, with pay".
At most summer snowboard camps you would find yourself riding park features in spring-like conditions, but at South American Snow Sessions it is a completely different story.
Yes, you can start sowing seeds now, even if you're snowed in, and be rewarded with hardy vegetables and flowers in the summer.
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In science:

The MIDAS telescope experienced very different weather conditions in Chicago - from high temperatures during summer, to heavy rain and storms, to snow and ice.
The MIDAS telescope for microwave detection of ultra-high energy cosmic rays
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