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  1. temper

    • IPA[ˈtɛmpə]

    英式

    • n.
      a person's state of mind seen in terms of their being angry or calm;a tendency to become angry easily
    • v.
      improve the hardness and elasticity of (steel or other metal) by reheating and then cooling it;improve the consistency or resiliency of (a substance) by means of a process involving heat or chemicals
    • verb: temper, 3rd person present: tempers, gerund or present participle: tempering, past tense: tempered, past participle: tempered

    • noun: temper

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    • 1. improve the hardness and elasticity of (steel or other metal) by reheating and then cooling it the way a smith would temper a sword tempered steel pins
    • improve the consistency or resiliency of (a substance) by means of a process involving heat or chemicals the display is a single sheet of glass, tempered for strength for a shiny sheen to the chocolate coating, I recommend tempering the chocolate first 同義詞 harden, strengthen, toughen, fortify, technicalanneal
    • 2. act as a neutralizing or counterbalancing force to (something) their idealism is tempered with realism 同義詞 moderate, modify, modulate, tone down, mitigate, ... 更多
    • 3. tune (a piano or other instrument) so as to adjust the note intervals correctly.