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a. A building dedicated to religious ceremonies or worship.
b. Temple Either of two successive buildings in ancient Jerusalem serving as the primary center for Jewish worship.
c. Judaism A synagogue, especially of a Reform congregation.
d. Mormon Church A building in which the sacred ordinances are administered.
2. Something regarded as having within it a divine presence.
3. A building used for meetings by any of several fraternal orders, such as the Freemasons.
4. A building reserved for a highly valued function: the library, a temple of learning.
5. Temple Either of two groups of buildings in London, the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple, that house two of the four Inns of Court and that occupy the site of a complex used by the medieval Knights Templars.
1. The flat region on either side of the forehead.
2. Either of the sidepieces of a frame for eyeglasses that extends along the temple and over the ear.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *tempula, from Latin tempora, pl. of tempus, temple of the head.]
A device in a loom that keeps the cloth stretched to the correct width during weaving.
[Middle English tempille, from Old French temple, possibly from Latin templum, small piece of timber; see tem- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a building or place dedicated to the worship of a deity or deities
2. (Christian Churches, other) a Mormon church
3. (Judaism) US another name for a synagogue
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) any Christian church, esp a large or imposing one
5. (Theology) any place or object regarded as a shrine where God makes himself present, esp the body of a person who has been sanctified or saved by grace
6. a building regarded as the focus of an activity, interest, or practice: a temple of the arts.
[Old English tempel, from Latin templum; probably related to Latin tempus time, Greek temenos sacred enclosure, literally: a place cut off, from temnein to cut]
(Anatomy) the region on each side of the head in front of the ear and above the cheek bone.
[C14: from Old French temple, from Latin tempora the temples, from tempus temple of the head]
(Textiles) the part of a loom that keeps the cloth being woven stretched to the correct width
[C15: from French, from Latin templum a small timber]
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) either of two buildings in London and Paris that belonged to the Templars. The one in London now houses two of the chief law societies
2. (Bible) any of three buildings or groups of buildings erected by the Jews in ancient Jerusalem for the worship of Jehovah
1. (Biography) Shirley, married name Shirley Temple Black. 1928–2014, US film actress and politician. Her films as a child star include Little Miss Marker (1934), Wee Willie Winkie (1937), and Heidi (1937). She was US ambassador to Ghana (1974–76) and to Czechoslovakia (1989–92)
2. (Biography) Sir William. 1628–99, English diplomat and essayist. He negotiated the Triple Alliance (1668) and the marriage of William of Orange to Mary II
3. (Biography) William. 1881–1944, English prelate and advocate of social reform; archbishop of Canterbury (1942–44)
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1. an edifice or place dedicated to the service or worship of a deity.
2. (usu. cap.) any of the three successive houses of worship in Jerusalem in use by the Jews in Biblical times.
3. a synagogue.
4. a church, esp. a large or imposing one.
5. any place or object in which God dwells, as the body of a Christian. I Cor. 6:19.
6. (in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) a building for sacred ordinances.
7. any large or pretentious public building.
8. (cap.) either of two groups of buildings on the site of the Templars' former establishment in London, occupied by two of the Inns of Court.
9. a building used by a fraternal order.
[before 900; Middle English, variant of tempel, Old English < Latin templum space demarcated by an augur for taking auspices, temple]
1. the region of the face that lies on either side of the forehead.
2. either of the sidepieces of a pair of eyeglasses extending back above the ears.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French < Vulgar Latin *tempula, for Latin tempora the temples, pl. (taken as feminine singular) of tempus temple]
1. Shirley (Shirley Temple Black), born 1928, U.S. film actress and diplomat.
2. Sir William, 1628–99, English essayist and diplomat.
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Templea local group of Oddfellows.
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A place of worship particularly associated with classical Greek architecture.
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|Noun||1.||temple - place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity|
joss house - a Chinese temple or shrine for idol worship
pagoda - an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof
pantheon - (antiquity) a temple to all the gods
|2.||temple - the flat area on either side of the forehead; "the veins in his temple throbbed"|
head, caput - the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains; "he stuck his head out the window"
|3.||temple - an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes|
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
pillar, column - (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
entablature - (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof
|4.||temple - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation|
house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, place of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
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صَدْغ الإنْسان، أحَدُ جانِبَي الجَبينمَعْبَدهَيْكَل، مَعبَد
1. (Rel) → templo m
2. (Anat) → sien f
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a building in which people worship, usually as part of a non-Christian religion. a Greek/Hindu temple. tempel هَيْكَل، مَعبَد храм templo svatyně der Tempel tempel ναόςtemplo tempel معبد temppeli templeמקדש मंदिर hram, svetište templom kuil musteri tempio 神殿 사원 šventykla templis; svētnīca kuil tempeltempelświątyniatemplo templu храм svätyňa tempelj hram tempel วัด tapınak, mabet 壇，堂，廟宇，神殿 храм مندر، معبد đền, điện, miếu 坛，堂，庙宇，神殿
either of the flat parts of the head at the side of the forehead. The stone hit him on the temple. slaap صَدْغ الإنْسان، أحَدُ جانِبَي الجَبين слепоочие fonte spánek die Schläfe tinding κρόταφοςsien meelekoht شقیقه ohimo tempeרקה कनपटी sljepoočica halánték pelipis gagnauga tempia こめかみ 관자놀이 smilkinys deniņi pelipis slaaptinningskrońfonte tâmplă висок spánok sence slepoočnica tinning ขมับ şakak 太陽穴 скроня کنپٹي thái dương 太阳穴
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temple→ مَعْبَد chrám tempel Tempel ναός templo temppeli temple hram tempio 寺院 신전 tempel tempel świątynia templo храм tempel วัด tapınak đền 庙宇
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n. sien, superficie lisa a cada lado de la parte lateral de la cabeza.
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templen (anat) sien f
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