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Žodžio paaiškinimas anglų kalba:
- verb-transitive: To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate: "temper its doctrinaire logic with a little practical wisdom” ( Robert H. Jackson). See Synonyms at
- verb-transitive: To bring to a desired consistency, texture, hardness, or other physical condition by or as if by blending, admixing, or kneading: temper clay; paints that had been tempered with oil.
- verb-transitive: To harden or strengthen (metal or glass) by application of heat or by heating and cooling.
- verb-transitive: To strengthen through experience or hardship; toughen: soldiers who had been tempered by combat.
- verb-transitive: To adjust finely; attune: a portfolio that is tempered to the investor's needs.
- verb-transitive: Music To adjust (the pitch of an instrument) to a temperament.
- verb-intransitive: To be or become tempered.
- noun: A state of mind or emotions; disposition: an even temper. See Synonyms at
- noun: Calmness of mind or emotions; composure: lose one's temper.
- noun: A tendency to become easily angry or irritable: a quick temper.
- noun: An outburst of rage: a fit of temper.
- noun: A characteristic general quality; tone: heroes who exemplified the medieval temper; the politicized temper of the 1930s.
- noun: The condition of being tempered.
- noun: The degree of hardness and elasticity of a metal, chiefly steel, achieved by tempering.
- noun: A modifying substance or agent added to something else.
- noun: Archaic A middle course between extremes; a mean.
- grūdinti (metalą)
- (plieno) užgrūdinimas
- to lose one's temper netekti kantrybės
- to recover/regain one's temper nurimti