Associations to the word «Tempered»


TEMPERED, adjective. Of one's disposition.
TEMPERED, adjective. Pertaining to the metallurgical process for finishing metals.
TEMPERED, adjective. Of something moderated or balanced by other considerations.
TEMPERED, adjective. (music) Pertaining to the well-tempered scale, where the twelve notes per octave of the standard keyboard are tuned in such a way that it is possible to play music in any major or minor key and it will not sound perceptibly out of tune.
TEMPERED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of temper

Dictionary definition

TEMPERED, adjective. Made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass".
TEMPERED, adjective. Adjusted or attuned by adding a counterbalancing element; "criticism tempered with kindly sympathy".

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