[n] the semantic role of the noun phrase that designating the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
[adj] of this earth or world; "temporal joys"; "our temporal existence"
[adj] not eternal; "temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt
[adj] concerned with secular rather than sacred matters; "lords temporal and spiritual"
[adj] of the material world; "temporal possessions of the church"
[adj] of or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit); "temporal bone"
[adj] of or relating to or limited by time; "temporal processing"; "temporal dimensions"; "temporal and spacial boundaries"; "music is a temporal art"