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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. temper: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. temper, temper: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. temper: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. temper: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. temper: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. temper, temper: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Temper, temper: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. temper: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. temper: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. temper: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. temper: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. temper: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. temper: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. temper: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. temper (n.), temper (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. temper: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. temper: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Temper (album), Temper (artist), Temper (band), Temper (film), Temper (pottery), Temper (soundtrack), Temper: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Temper: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. temper: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. temper: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. temper: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. temper: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Temper (bad): American-Britih Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Temper: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  26. Temper: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. temper: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. temper: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. temper: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. temper: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. temper: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. temper: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. temper: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. temper: Linda's Culinary Dictionary [home, info]
  3. TEMPER: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Temper: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. temper: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. temper: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. temper: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. temper: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. temper: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. TEMPER: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. temper: Idioms [home, info]
  3. temper: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. temper: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. Temper: LITHICS-NET's Glossary of Lithics Terminology [home, info]
  3. temper: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. temper: The Folk File [home, info]
  2. Temper: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. temper: Book Binding [home, info]
  2. TEMPER: Metal Terminology [home, info]
  3. Temper: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  4. TEMPER: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms: Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]
  5. TEMPER: Construction deterioration & building durability glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (temper)

noun:  a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger ("His temper was well known to all his employees")
noun:  the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
noun:  a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling ("Whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time")
noun:  a sudden outburst of anger ("His temper sparked like damp firewood")
verb:  make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate ("She tempered her criticism")
verb:  adjust the pitch (of pianos)
verb:  harden by reheating and cooling in oil ("Temper steel")
verb:  toughen (steel or glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling ("Temper glass")
verb:  restrain or temper

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