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tem·per·ate

 (tĕm′pər-ĭt, tĕm′prĭt)
adj.
1.
a. Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone: temperate regions; temperate species.
b. Characterized by moderate temperatures, weather, or climate; neither hot nor cold.
2.
a. Moderate in degree or quality; restrained: temperate criticism.
b. Exercising moderation and self-restraint: learned to be temperate in eating and drinking.
3. Biology Of or relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis: temperate bacteriophages.

[Middle English temperat, from Latin temperātus, from past participle of temperāre, to temper; see temper.]

tem′per·ate·ly adv.
tem′per·ate·ness n.

temperate

(ˈtɛmpərɪt; ˈtɛmprɪt)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) having a climate intermediate between tropical and polar; moderate or mild in temperature
2. mild in quality or character; exhibiting temperance
[C14: from Latin temperātus]
ˈtemperately adv
ˈtemperateness n

tem•per•ate

(ˈtɛm pər ɪt, ˈtɛm prɪt)

adj.
1. moderate or self-restrained; not extreme in opinion, statement, etc.
2. moderate in any indulgence, as in the use of alcoholic liquors.
3. (of things) not excessive in degree.
4. moderate in respect to temperature; not subject to prolonged extremes of hot or cold weather.
5. (of a virus) existing in infected host cells but rarely causing lysis.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin temperātus, past participle of temperāre. See temper, -ate1]
tem′per•ate•ly, adv.
tem′per•ate•ness, n.
syn: See moderate.

tem·per·ate

(tĕm′pər-ĭt)
Marked by moderate temperatures, weather, or climate; neither hot nor cold.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.temperate - (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"
clement - (of weather or climate) physically mild; "clement weather"
intemperate - (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes; "an intemperate climate"; "intemperate zones"
2.temperate - not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"
mild - moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism"
moderate - being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"
intemperate - excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage"
3.temperate - not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism"
mild - moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism"

temperate

adjective
1. mild, moderate, balmy, fair, cool, soft, calm, gentle, pleasant, clement, agreeable The valley keeps a temperate climate throughout the year.
mild severe, extreme, harsh, intemperate, inclement, torrid
3. abstemious, continent, sober, abstinent, moderate He lived a temperate and contented life with his wife.
abstemious intemperate, immoderate, excessive, prodigal, inordinate

temperate

adjective
1. Exercising moderation and self-restraint in appetites and behavior:
2. Not excessive or extreme in amount, degree, or force:
3. Kept within sensible limits:
4. Free from extremes in temperature:
Translations
مُعْتَدِل، غَيْر مُتَطَرِّف
mírný
mild
hillittykohtuullinenlauhkeamaltillinen
higgadtmérsékeltmértéktartó
tempraîur
atturīgsmērens

temperate

[ˈtempərɪt] ADJ [climate, zone] → templado; [person] → moderado; (in drinking) → abstemio
to be temperate in one's demandsser moderado en sus exigencias

temperate

[ˈtɛmpərət] adj
[climate, zone, region] → tempéré(e); [forest] → des climats tempérés
(= moderate) [person, behaviour] → modéré(e)

temperate

adj
climategemäßigt; forestmit gemäßigtem Klima; (Bot, Zool) plant, animalin gemäßigten Klimazonen beheimatet; the Temperate Zonedie gemäßigte Klimazone
person, languagegemäßigt; (in eating, demands) → maßvoll

temperate

[ˈtɛmprɪt] adj (climate, zone) → temperato/a (frm) (language, response) → moderato/a

temperate

(ˈtempərət) adjective
(of climate) neither too hot nor too cold.

tem·per·ate

a. moderado-a; sobrio-a, abstemio-a.
References in classic literature ?
They commit monstrous acts of cruelty that they would never dream of committing in their original temperate climate.
I don't know if you have ever thought what a rare thing flame must be in the absence of man and in a temperate climate.
By a Law of Nature with us, there is a constant attraction to the South; and, although in temperate climates this is very slight -- so that even a Woman in reasonable health can journey several furlongs northward without much difficulty -- yet the hampering effect of the southward attraction is quite sufficient to serve as a compass in most parts of our earth.
Ireland enjoys a strong reputation as a source of natural, high quality food, drink and ingredients and with a temperate climate and green countryside, it is in a strong starting position for sustainable food and drink production.
Contract notice: Manufacture of technical underwear warm and temperate climate.
It's Scotland's wonderfully temperate climate of soft rain, cool nights and warm summers that contributes to the deliciously unique taste and quality of Scotty Brand berries.
real wages are lower in areas with the natural amenity of temperate climate, with average temperatures near 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
Waking up to the sunshine alone makes one feel better for starters, not to mention the temperate climate with outdoor life being a priority.
New measurements of atmospheric loss by NASA's MAVEN probe should help scientists determine how a planet with rushing water and a temperate climate a few billion years ago transformed into a cold, dry desert.
Chardonnay and primitivo grapes flourish at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in the more temperate climate of Hayward.
The locality has a semiarid temperate climate, with an annual temperature range of 12-18[degrees]C; the temperature of the coldest month is between -3[degrees]C and 18[degrees]C, and during the warmest month the temperature is below 22[degrees]C, with summer rains.
The island's year-round temperate climate allows visitors to enjoy a variety of activities, including world class fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and boating.