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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: temper watak
English → English (WordNet) Definition: temper temper n 1: a sudden outburst of anger; “his temper sparked like damp firewood” [syn: pique, irritation] 2: a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; “whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time”; “he was in a bad humor” [syn: mood, humor, humour] 3: a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; “his temper was well known to all his employees” [syn: biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness] 4: the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking [syn: toughness] v 1: toughen (steel or glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling; “temper glass” [syn: anneal, normalize] 2: harden by reheating and cooling in oil; “temper steel” [syn: harden] 3: adjust the pitch (of pianos) 4: make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; “she tempered her criticism” [syn: season, mollify] 5: restrain or temper [syn: chasten, moderate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Temper Temper \Tem"per\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tempered; p. pr. & vb. n. Tempering.] [AS. temprian or OF. temper, F. temp['e]rer, and (in sense 3) temper, L. temperare, akin to tempus time. Cf. Temporal, Distemper, Tamper.] 1. To mingle in due proportion; to prepare by combining; to modify, as by adding some new element; to qualify, as by an ingredient; hence, to soften; to mollify; to assuage; to soothe; to calm. [1913 Webster] Puritan austerity was so tempered by Dutch indifference, that mercy itself could not have dictated a milder system. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster] Woman! lovely woman! nature made thee To temper man: we had been brutes without you. --Otway. [1913 Webster] But thy fire Shall be more tempered, and thy hope far higher. --Byron. [1913 Webster] She [the Goddess of Justice] threw darkness and clouds about her, that tempered the light into a thousand beautiful shades and colors. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To fit together; to adjust; to accomodate. [1913 Webster] Thy sustenance . . . serving to the appetite of the eater, tempered itself to every man's liking. --Wisdom xvi. 21. [1913 Webster] 3. (Metal.) To bring to a proper degree of hardness; as, to temper iron or steel. [1913 Webster] The tempered metals clash, and yield a silver sound. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To govern; to manage. [A Latinism & Obs.] [1913 Webster] With which the damned ghosts he governeth, And furies rules, and Tartare tempereth. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 5. To moisten to a proper consistency and stir thoroughly, as clay for making brick, loam for molding, etc. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mus.) To adjust, as the mathematical scale to the actual scale, or to that in actual use. [1913 Webster] Syn: To soften; mollify; assuage; soothe; calm. [1913 Webster] Temper \Tem"per\, v. i. 1. To accord; to agree; to act and think in conformity. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To have or get a proper or desired state or quality; to grow soft and pliable. [1913 Webster] I have him already tempering between my finger and my thumb, and shortly will I seal with him. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Constitution of body; temperament; in old writers, the mixture or relative proportion of the four humors, blood, choler, phlegm, and melancholy. [1913 Webster] The exquisiteness of his [Christ's] bodily temper increased the exquisiteness of his torment. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Remember with what mild And gracious temper he both heared and judged. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The consequents of a certain ethical temper. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] 4. Calmness of mind; moderation; equanimity; composure; as, to keep one's temper. [1913 Webster] To fall with dignity, with temper rise. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Restore yourselves to your tempers, fathers. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 5. Heat of mind or passion; irritation; proneness to anger; -- in a reproachful sense. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 7. Middle state or course; mean; medium. [R.] [1913 Webster] 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. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 8. (Sugar Works) Milk of lime, or other substance, employed in the process formerly used to clarify sugar. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Syn: Disposition; temperament; frame; humor; mood. See Disposition. [1913 Webster]


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