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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons;
[syn: seasonal worker, seasonal]


1. occurring at or dependent on a particular season;
- Example: "seasonal labor"
- Example: "a seasonal rise in unemployment"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Seasonal \Sea"son*al\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the seasons. [1913 Webster] 2. Occurring or being used in a specific season; as, seasonal items for sale. [1913 Webster] Seasonal dimorphism (Zool.), the condition of having two distinct varieties which appear at different seasons, as certain species of butterflies in which the spring brood differs from the summer or autumnal brood. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cyclic \Cyc"lic\ (s?k"l?k or s?"kl?k), Cyclical \Cyc"lic*al\ (s?k"l?-kal), a. [Cf. F. cycluque, Gr. kykliko`s, fr. ky`klos See Cycle.] 1. Of or pertaining to a cycle or circle; moving in cycles; as, cyclical time. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chemistry) Having atoms bonded to form a ring structure. Opposite of acyclic. Note: Used most commonly in respect to organic compounds. Note: [Narrower terms: bicyclic; heterocyclic; homocyclic, isocyclic] Syn: closed-chain, closed-ring. [WordNet 1.5] 3. Recurring in cycles[2]; having a pattern that repeats at approximately equal intervals; periodic. Opposite of noncyclic. Note: [Narrower terms: alternate(prenominal), alternating(prenominal); alternate(prenominal), every other(prenominal), every second(prenominal); alternating(prenominal), oscillating(prenominal); biyearly; circadian exhibiting 24-hour periodicity); circular; daily, diurnal; fortnightly, biweekly; hourly; midweek, midweekly; seasonal; semestral, semestrial; semiannual, biannual, biyearly; semiweekly, biweekly; weekly; annual, yearly; biennial; bimonthly, bimestrial; half-hourly; half-yearly; monthly; tertian, alternate(prenominal); triennial] [WordNet 1.5] 4. Marked by repeated cycles[2]. [WordNet 1.5] Cyclic chorus, the chorus which performed the songs and dances of the dithyrambic odes at Athens, dancing round the altar of Bacchus in a circle. Cyclic poets, certain epic poets who followed Homer, and wrote merely on the Trojan war and its heroes; -- so called because keeping within the circle of a single subject. Also, any series or coterie of poets writing on one subject. --Milman. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

seasonal adj 1: occurring at or dependent on a particular season; "seasonal labor"; "a seasonal rise in unemployment" [ant: year-around, year-round] n 1: a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons [syn: seasonal worker, seasonal]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "seasonal": aestival, alternate, arctic, autumn, autumnal, beating, boreal, brumal, canicular, circling, cyclic, epochal, equinoctial, even, every other, hibernal, hiemal, intermittent, isochronal, measured, metronomic, midsummer, midwinter, oscillatory, out of season, periodical, pulsing, reciprocal, recurrent, recurring, rhythmic, rotary, serial, solstitial, spring, springlike, steady, summer, summerlike, summerly, summery, undulant, undulatory, vernal, wavelike, wheeling, winter, winterlike, wintery, wintry