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temperance moderation in action, emotion, speech, or the like; self-restraint. [2 definitions]
temperate characterized by moderation or self-control; restrained. [4 definitions]
Temperate Zone either of two zones or areas of the earth between the tropics and the polar circles, characterized by seasonal climatic changes; North Temperate Zone; South Temperate Zone.
temperature the degree of heat or cold of a body or an environment. [3 definitions]
tempered having a specified kind of temper (usu. used in combination). [3 definitions]
temper tantrum a violent, noisy display of temper, esp. by a young child; tantrum.
tempest a very strong and violent wind, esp. when accompanied by rain, sleet, hail, or snow. [2 definitions]
tempest in a teapot a violent commotion, argument, or the like over a small matter.
tempestuous characterized by disturbance or commotion; stormy; turbulent. [2 definitions]
Templar a knight of a religious military order founded by the Crusaders in the twelfth century in Jerusalem.
template a pattern or mold used as a guide, especially a thin piece of metal, plastic, or wood used in cutting or shaping other pieces, as in woodworking. [4 definitions]
temple1 a building or place where a deity or deities are worshiped. [4 definitions]
temple2 the flat area on either side of the head between the forehead and ear.
temple3 a device that keeps cloth stretched properly on the loom during weaving.
Templo Mayor the main temple of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan (Mexico City), initially constructed in 1325 and largely destroyed by conquistadors in 1521.
tempo the relative speed at which a musical passage or piece is to be performed, usu. indicated by descriptive terms such as "andante" or "vivace" or by metronomic markings. [2 definitions]
temporal1 of or concerning time. [4 definitions]
temporal2 of, relating to, or located near the temples of the skull. [2 definitions]
temporal bone one of two compound bones that form the base and sides of the skull.
temporality the condition of being temporary; impermanence. [2 definitions]
temporary of brief or limited duration; impermanent. [2 definitions]