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tem·per

(tem'pĕr),
1. Disposition; in general, any characteristic or particular state of mind. Synonym(s): temperament (2)
2. A display of irritation or anger.
3. To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.

temper

Etymology: L, temperare, to moderate
1 v, to moderate or soften the effects.
2 n, a state of mind regarding calmness or anger.

temper

adjective Relating to temper or temperament noun Psychology Temperament, see there Vox populi A term referring to a current state or display of temperament, commonly used in a negative context–eg. he/she has a real bad temper today. See Temper tantrum, temperament.

tem·per

(tem'pĕr)
1. Disposition; in general, any characteristic or particular state of mind.
Synonym(s): temperament (2) .
2. A display of irritation or anger.
See also: tantrum
3. To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.

tem·per

(tem'pĕr)
To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.

Patient discussion about temper

Q. What are the symptoms of Bipolar? and how does it effect one's health/temper?

A. here is a nice video i saw that describes bipolar symptoms:
http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vk5WpzmW5Idg_bipolar_symptoms?q=bipolar%20symptomes

and about how it affect your health- the affect is secondary. when you are in a depression episode you don't eat well, avoid showers and cleaning the house and it affects your health. and it leads to suicidle thoughts too- this has a tremendous afect on your health.

Q. what is the effect of hormones during pregnancy on a woman's temper?

A. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can indeedn cause mood changes, starting from anxiety or agitations to developing major clinical symptoms of depression. Pregnancy affects each woman differently.

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Advertising agencies working with clients in the laminated and tempered glass market understand the product buyer to develop messages and images that compel end users to purchase these products.
Green is unsure whether the process could be used on car windows and windshields, since they are tempered with heat rather than chemicals.
The oil tempered bond was developed as a method of producing high quality precision castings using the existing equipment and skills found in the green sand foundry.
The capabilities of laminated glass windows consumers responded to most positively, in this study and others, were preventing road and wind noise from reaching the cabin as well as significantly increasing resistance to smash-and-grab break-ins and shattering over single-ply tempered glass windows.
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11, but should be tempered by a large local area tourist component, marked by day-trips from surrounding suburbs and nearby metropolitan regions.
When the new advanced equipment comes on line in early 2001, CITSA will be able to supply pressed windshields with complex shapes as well as tempered side and back windows.
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The most important example of this is the Well Tempered Clavier, the two-parts of which have been separated since Bach was alive but can now be viewed as a single whole.
In the chocolate making process cocoa butter must be tempered and it is not completely stable during storage.
Ratings for Trico reflect the positive near-term fundamentals of the highly volatile offshore supply vessel (OSV) service industry, tempered by the company's small, geographically concentrated asset base, substantial indebtedness, and aggressive growth strategy.