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temperature

tem·per·a·ture

temperature

 
 
pronunciation:
tem pr chr [or] tem pr chr [or] tem pr chr [or] tem p chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the degree of heat or cold of a body or an environment.
The temperature in the office was uncomfortable to work in.I don't mind the temperature during the winter, but I hate shoveling snow.
definition 2: the specific level of heat or cold in a body or environment expressed as a number of degrees and determined by measuring with a thermometer or other standard instrument.
The temperature was 85 degrees Fahrenheit in the mid afternoon.Did the meteorologist say what the temperature was?
definition 3: abnormally high body temperature because of infection or illness; fever.
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