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Definition of Temperature


  1. The degree of heat of the body of a living being, esp. of the human body; also (Colloq.), loosely, the excess of this over the normal (of the human body 98 degrees-99.5 degrees F., in the mouth of an adult about 98.4 degrees).
  2. Constitution; state; degree of any quality.
  3. Freedom from passion; moderation.
  4. Condition with respect to heat or cold, especially as indicated by the sensation produced, or by the thermometer or pyrometer; degree of heat or cold; as, the temperature of the air; high temperature; low temperature; temperature of freezing or of boiling.
  5. Mixture; compound.

Temperature Quotations

The only way to permanently change the temperature in the room is to reset the thermostat. In the same way, the only way to change your level of financial success 'permanently' is to reset your financial thermostat. But it is your choice whether you choose to change.
T. Harv Eker

Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.
Corrie Ten Boom

The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.
Hermann Hesse

It's about ladies, as usual. I'm telling the ladies I got the right temperature to keep them warm.
Sean Paul

Some experts look at global warming, increased world temperature, as the critical tipping point that is causing a crash in coral reef health around the world. And there's no question that it is a factor, but it's preceded by the loss of resilience and degradation.
Sylvia Earle
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Temperature Translations

temperature in Afrikaans is temperatuur
temperature in Dutch is temperatuur
temperature in German is Temperatur
temperature in Italian is febbre, temperatura
temperature in Portuguese is temperatura
temperature in Spanish is temperatura
temperature in Swedish is temperatur
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