Science / Weather / Winter: Astronomically, this is the period between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. It is characterized as having the coldest temperatures of the year, when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere. Customarily, this refers to the months of December, January, and February in the North Hemisphere, and the months of June, July, and August in the Southern Hemisphere.
Entertainment / Golf / Winter Rules: (also 'preferred lies, improved lies, bumping it') a local rule under which a player can improve his lie without penalty MORE
Science / Weather / Winter Storm: Any one of several storm systems that develop during the late fall to early spring and deposit wintry precipitation, such as snow, freezing rain, or ice. MORE