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Definition of temperature:

  1. 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.
  2. Constitution; state; degree of any quality.
  3. Freedom from passion; moderation.
  4. Mixture; compound.
  5. 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¡- 99. 5¡ F., in the mouth of an adult about 98. 4¡).

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degree, bite, color, boiling point, Fahrenheit, vitality, life, C, bimetallic strip, buzz, spark, Celsius, eighties, absolute zero, centigrade, mystery, fascination, novelty, animation, F..

  • heat (part of speech: verb)

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