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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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Vessels with large amounts of calcareous sand temper may perform better in specific contexts than vessels tempered with different sand materials and proportions.
Marketing Managers identify market opportunities and develop targeted promotions plans for laminated and tempered glass.
Then the researchers resubstituted sodium ions in the surface layer only, leaving a tempered layer just below the untempered skin.
foundry industry has up to 150 foundries utilizing oil tempered molding sand systems, producing primarily aluminum and other nonferrous castings for demanding markets such as aerospace, automotive and art casting.
Photo: The Komeda quartet's first American release, ``The Genius of Komeda,'' is a combination of sophisticated pop music tempered with jazz.
Best believes the company's prospective top line and bottom line growth will be tempered by increased competition in the Medicare supplement arena and the overall decrease in consumer demand for LTC products experienced across the industry during the last several quarters.
In early 2011, Baosteel and a well-known domestic auto manufacturer agrees on non-quenched and tempered cold heading steel cooperation program to jointly promote high-end auto parts non-quenched and tempered steel localization.
The company has demonstrated discipline in executing its strategy which has resulted in consistent operating margins that, while tempered by recent industry pressures, remain industry-leading.
The burden of debt on resources, while above average, has steadily declined from earlier double-digit levels and is further tempered by an extremely rapid rate of amortization, with 80% of GO bonds due in 10 years.
He added that laminated glass reduces cabin noise by up to 6 decibels and provides about 20 times the smash resistance of single-ply tempered glass.
The rating action also considers the tempered expectations for the economy and its impact on traffic growth and price elasticity compared to the expectations during what is now clearly seen as the economic bubble of the late 1990s.
If chocolate is not properly tempered it will not have a nice shine, or crispness when breaking, and could even fail to set up solid at room temperature," he said.