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temper
'tɛmpər
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger.
  2. The elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking.
  3. A sudden outburst of anger.
  4. A characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling.
(动) As a verb
  1. Restrain.
  2. Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate.
  3. Adjust the pitch (of pianos).
  4. Harden by reheating and cooling in oil.
  5. Bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling.
Hyphenationtem•per
Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
Matching Results
脾气píqicharacter; temperament; disposition; bad temper
心情xīnqíngmood; frame of mind
调剂tiáojìto adjust; to balance; to make up a medical prescription
趋向qūxiàngdirection; trend; to incline
回火huíhuǒto temper (iron); to flare back; flareback (in a gas burner); (of an engine) to backfire
锻炼duànliànto practice
缓和huǎnhéto ease (tension); to alleviate; to moderate; to allay; to make more mild
调和tiáohéharmonious; to mediate; to reconcile; to compromise; mediation; to mix; to blend; blended; to season; seasoning; to placate
性子xìngzitemper
cuìto temper (as steel)
cuìdip into water; to temper
淬火cuìhuǒto quench; to temper; to harden by quenching
锻炼duànliànto toughen; to temper; to engage in physical exercise; to work out; (fig.) to develop one's skills; to train oneself
煅炼duànliànto forge; to toughen; to temper
节制jiézhìto control; to restrict; to moderate; to temper; moderation; sobriety; to administer
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