Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Periodically; according to the season.

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  • adverb Occurring every season.
  • adverb Occurring only in season.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb depending on the season

Etymologies

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seasonal +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I didn't see the phrase "seasonally adjusted" in this article, which means that many of those jobs

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  • The third calendar quarter or September quarter is what we call the seasonally weak quarter.

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  • Eating more seasonally is also about nutrition – different climates demand different dietary regimes.

    Food decisions | Radical Futures Project

  • Also positive were declines in seasonally adjusted crude oil prices, the AAA corporate bond spread and the July 2009 real federal funds rate.

    Economic index forecasts moderate growth through September

  • The surprise move came as the government reported that the trade-dependent economy — a bellwether for Asia — contracted at an annualized clip of 19.8% in seasonally adjusted terms in July-September from the previous quarter following its stellar rebound in the first half from the global downturn last year.

    Singapore Surprises With a Move to Tighten

  • Eating seasonally is a way for me to build reflection into my busy life, and that's almost as satisfying as a golden, earthy bit of fresh pumpkin flesh.

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  • Eating seasonally is a way for me to build reflection into my busy life, and that's almost as satisfying as a golden, earthy bit of fresh pumpkin flesh.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Climate change could further adversely affect food security and exacerbate malnutrition at low latitudes, especially in seasonally dry and tropical regions, where crop productivity is projected to decrease for even small local temperature increases (1 – 2 °C).

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - Nobel Lecture

  • As I said last week, sentiment has been creeping toward more bullish readings as stocks make their way through what is frequently termed a seasonally strong period.

    Market's Pause May Refresh

  • However, the mean ice anomaly — defined as the seasonally-adjusted difference between the current value and the average from 1979-2000, varies much more slowly.

    Matthew Yglesias » Today in Pessimism

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