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Overview of verb temper

The verb temper has 5 senses

  • anneal, temper, normalize -- (bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling; "temper glass")

  • temper, harden -- (harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel")

  • temper -- (adjust the pitch (of pianos))

  • temper, season, mollify -- (make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism")

  • chasten, moderate, temper -- (restrain)

Overview of adj tempered

The adj tempered has 2 senses

  • tempered, treated, hardened, toughened -- (made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass")

  • tempered -- (adjusted or attuned by adding a counterbalancing element; "criticism tempered with kindly sympathy")