Associations to the word «Temporal»


TEMPORAL, adjective. Of or relating to time.
TEMPORAL, adjective. Of limited time; not perpetual.
TEMPORAL, adjective. Of or relating to the material world, as opposed to spiritual.
TEMPORAL, adjective. Lasting a short time only.
TEMPORAL, adjective. Civil or political, as distinguished from ecclesiastical.
TEMPORAL, noun. (chiefly in the plural) Anything temporal or secular; a temporality.
TEMPORAL, adjective. Of the temples of the head
TEMPORAL, noun. (skeleton) Either of the bones on the side of the skull, near the ears.
TEMPORAL, noun. Any of a reptile's scales on the side of the head between the parietal and supralabial scales, and behind the postocular scales.
TEMPORAL BONE, noun. Either of two compound bones that collectively make up the sides and base of the skull.
TEMPORAL BONES, noun. Plural of temporal bone
TEMPORAL CASE, noun. (grammar): noun case used to specify a time. In English, this is usually expressed by the preposition "at," as in "at six o’clock," "at midnight," "at Christmas." Hungarian is a language that uses the temporal case.
TEMPORAL CASES, noun. Plural of temporal case
TEMPORAL DISTRIBUTIVE, adjective. (grammar) Relating to a word or phrase that describes how an action is distributed over a period of time; e.g. the word "per" in once per week.
TEMPORAL HOUR, noun. A unit of time which varies depending on the season, so that twelve of them fit between sunrise and sunset.
TEMPORAL HOURS, noun. Plural of temporal hour
TEMPORAL LOBE, noun. (anatomy) One of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located behind the temples.
TEMPORAL LOBES, noun. Plural of temporal lobe
TEMPORAL LOGIC, noun. A form of symbolic logic used to reason about properties of statements related to order and duration.
TEMPORAL LOGICS, noun. Plural of temporal logic

Dictionary definition

TEMPORAL, noun. The semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb.
TEMPORAL, adjective. Not eternal; "temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt.
TEMPORAL, adjective. Of or relating to or limited by time; "temporal processing"; "temporal dimensions"; "temporal and spacial boundaries"; "music is a temporal art".
TEMPORAL, adjective. Of or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit); "temporal bone".
TEMPORAL, adjective. Characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world; "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church".
TEMPORAL, adjective. Of this earth or world; "temporal joys"; "our temporal existence".

Wise words

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Ernest Hemingway