Examples of overwinter in a Sentence
The geese will overwinter in a warmer climate.
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Like many hibernating insects, overwintering mosquitoes depend on supercooling, a process by which an animal has the ability to rid its body fluids of impurities that would trigger the formation of ice.
Bumblebees, unlike honeybees, don’t overwinter in a hive.
Their winter catalog includes overwintering crops and varieties.
Early spring is best because many insects overwinter in plants, and the native seed heads are a good food source for birds in the winter.
Spring tilling can kill overwintering pupae in the soil.
Stepanian and his colleagues were also startled to find increasing numbers of bats overwintering at Bracken Cave instead of heading back to their cold weather quarters in Mexico—a behavior not reported at all during the first survey in 1957.
The number of monarch butterflies that overwintered in forests in Mexico fell for a second straight year, experts say.
March is when biennial crops that have overwintered are likely to bloom.
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Definition of overwinter for English Language Learners
: to spend or survive the winter
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