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temple

 [tem´p'l]
the lateral region on either side of the head, above the zygomatic arch.

tem·ple

(tem'pĕl),
1. The area of the temporal fossa on the side of the head above the zygomatic arch.
2. The part of a spectacle frame passing from the rim backward over the ear.
[L. tempus (tempor-), time, temple]

temple

/tem·ple/ (tem´p'l) the lateral region on either side of the head, above the zygomatic arch.

temple

(tĕm′pəl)
n.
1. The flat region on either side of the forehead.
2. Either of the sidepieces of a frame for eyeglasses that extends along the temple and over the ear.

tem·ple

(tem'pĕl)
1. The area of the temporal fossa on the side of the head above the zygomatic arch.
2. The part of a spectacle frame passing from the rim backward over the ear.
[L. tempus (tempor-), time, temple]

temple 

1. See side of a spectacle frame.
2. The lateral area of the human head between the outer canthi and the ears and above the zygomatic arch.

temple

the lateral region on either side of the head, above the zygomatic arch; a term commonly used in humans, but not in animals.
References in classic literature ?
Miss Temple, that girl's hair must be cut off entirely; I will send a barber to-morrow: and I see others who have far too much of the excrescence--that tall girl, tell her to turn round.
Miss Temple passed her handkerchief over her lips, as if to smooth away the involuntary smile that curled them; she gave the order, however, and when the first class could take in what was required of them, they obeyed.
Strangers who once dwelt about wooded Cnossos but now shall return no more each to his loved city and fair house and dear wife; here shall you keep my rich temple that is honoured by many men.
There Apollo brought them and showed them his most holy sanctuary and rich temple.
Access may be had to any cell of the temple at any time," replied Thurid.
The navies of Helium and the First Born had cleared the fortresses and the temples of the therns when they had refused to surrender and accept the new order of things that had swept their false religion from long-suffering Mars.
At last I was forced to rise for air, and as I cast a terrified glance in the direction of the Mahars and the thipdars I was almost stunned to see that not a single one remained upon the rocks where I had last seen them, nor as I searched the temple with my eyes could I discern any within it.
I was about to congratulate myself upon the miracle which had saved me for the moment, when the memory of the hypnotic powers of the Mahars filled me with apprehension lest they be practicing their uncanny art upon me to the end that I merely imagined that I was alone in the temple.
About the court, from the ground to the top of the temple, were series of open galleries, and now and then the captive caught glimpses of bright eyes gleaming from beneath masses of tumbling hair, peering down upon him from above.
A Cistertian Prior sends a letter to a soldier of the Temple, and can find no more fitting messenger than an unbelieving Jew.
As the entire Temple of the Sun revolves once with each revolution of Barsoom about the sun, but once each year does the entrance to each separate chamber come opposite the mouth of the corridor which forms its only link to the world without.
Only one laborer in this temple of Minerva, however, was known to get so far as to attempt a translation of Virgil.