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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]
temporize to be indecisive or delay acting, as in order to gain time or avoid conflict. [4 definitions]
tempt to entice or try to entice (someone) to do something unwise or wrong, as by promising pleasure or reward. [4 definitions]
temptable combined form of tempt.
temptation the act or an instance of tempting, or the condition of being tempted. [2 definitions]
tempter someone or something that tempts, esp. to an immoral act. [2 definitions]
tempting causing temptation; appealing; inviting; alluring.
temptress a female who tempts, esp. to an immoral act.
tempura a Japanese dish consisting of vegetables or seafood such as shrimp dipped in batter and then deep-fried.
tempus fugit (Latin) time flies.
ten the number represented by the Arabic numeral 10 and by the Roman numeral X. [3 definitions]
tenable able to be upheld, affirmed, supported, or defended; logical. [2 definitions]