Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of overwinter.
  • noun medicine The survival of an infectious agent or its vector through the winter, during which time it does not infect a host

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Examples

  • They compose perennial structures such as overwintering buds, bulbs or tubers.

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  • Perennials instead build "structures" such as overwintering buds, bulbs or tubers, that contain cells that are not yet specialized and, when the next growing season begins, can be converted into stalks and leaves. making flowers, and thus, after dropping seeds, it dies.

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  • Perennials instead build "structures" such as overwintering buds, bulbs or tubers, that contain cells that are not yet specialized and, when the next growing season begins, can be converted into stalks and leaves. making flowers, and thus, after dropping seeds, it dies.

    Livescience.com

  • They compose perennial structures such as overwintering buds, bulbs or tubers.

    Scientific Blogging

  • "overwintering" in the vetiver stems and a timely fire might also be beneficial.

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  • Hunters’ explanations of caribou distributions may provide indications of potential range changes under scenarios of warming temperatures, such as overwintering of caribou in coastal areas during warm winters.

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  • Raised bed planter after overwintering without a cover crop.

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  • And so in late 2009, they were causing injury in tree fruit, and we also knew there was a very large population going into overwintering.

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  • And so in late 2009, they were causing injury in tree fruit, and we also knew there was a very large population going into overwintering.

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  • Raised bed planter after overwintering without a cover crop.

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  • St. Tiggywinkles: 'Any hedgehog that has not reached 600 grams or is injured in any way, when the weather turns cold will not have the fat reserves to survive hibernation, and so must be kept indoors throughout the winter. (See our Hedgehog Overwintering Fact Sheet).'

    December 5, 2007