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Temper

Definition

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

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