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Definition: Temper screw
Temper \Tem"per\, n.
1. The state of any compound substance which results from the
mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of different
qualities; just combination; as, the temper of mortar.
2. Constitution of body; temperament; in old writers, the
mixture or relative proportion of the four humors, blood,
choler, phlegm, and melancholy.
The exquisiteness of his [Christ's] bodily temper
increased the exquisiteness of his torment.
3. Disposition of mind; the constitution of the mind,
particularly with regard to the passions and affections;
as, a calm temper; a hasty temper; a fretful temper.
Remember with what mild
And gracious temper he both heared and judged.
The consequents of a certain ethical temper. --J. H.
4. Calmness of mind; moderation; equanimity; composure; as,
to keep one's temper.
To fall with dignity, with temper rise. --Pope.
Restore yourselves to your tempers, fathers. --B.
5. Heat of mind or passion; irritation; proneness to anger;
-- in a reproachful sense. [Colloq.]
6. The state of a metal or other substance, especially as to
its hardness, produced by some process of heating or
cooling; as, the temper of iron or steel.
7. Middle state or course; mean; medium. [R.]
The perfect lawgiver is a just temper between the
mere man of theory, who can see nothing but general
principles, and the mere man of business, who can
see nothing but particular circumstances.
8. (Sugar Works) Milk of lime, or other substance, employed
in the process formerly used to clarify sugar.
Temper screw, in deep well boring, an adjusting screw
connecting the working beam with the rope carrying the
tools, for lowering the tools as the drilling progresses.
Syn: Disposition; temperament; frame; humor; mood. See
Temper screw \Tem"per screw\
1. A screw link, to which is attached the rope of a
rope-drilling apparatus, for feeding and slightly turning
the drill jar at each stroke.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
2. A set screw used for adjusting.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]