temper englannista suomeksi
kiukku, huono tuuli
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act V, Scene(nbs)2,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=kingjohn&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- A noble temper dost thou show in this;
1749, (w), ''(w)'', Dublin: John Smith, Book 4, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)141,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004794856.0001.001
- (..) when she smiled, the Sweetness of her Temper diffused that Glory over her Countenance, which no Regularity of Features can give.
1814, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)4,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/141/141-h/141-h.htm
- I am of a cautious temper, and unwilling to risk my happiness in a hurry.
1868, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)26,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/514/514-h/514-h.htm
- (..) Amy smiled without bitterness, for she possessed a happy temper and hopeful spirit.
1928, (w), ''(w)'', Penguin, 1942, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)48,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20141209/html.php
- (..) it appeared as if to be alone in the great house of his fathers suited his temper.
State of mind; mood.
1667, (w), ''(w)'', Book 9, lines(nbs)1046-1048,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50919.0001.001
- Remember with what mild
- And gracious temper he both heard and judg’d
- Without wrauth or reviling;
1719, (w), ''(w)'', London: W. Taylor, p.(nbs)193,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004845034.0001.000
- (..) I must testify from my Experience, that a Temper of Peace, Thankfulness, Love and Affection, is much more the proper Frame for Prayer than that of Terror and Discomposure;
1818, (w), ''(w)'', Volume 3, Chapter(nbs)5,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/41445/41445-h/41445-h.htm
- (..) her temper was fluctuating; joy for a few instants shone in her eyes, but it continually gave place to distraction and reverie.
1850, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)29,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/766/766-h/766-h.htm
- ‘You should be careful not to irritate her, James. Her temper has been soured, remember, and ought not to be tried.’
1950, (w), ''(w)'', London: Heinemann, 1952, Chapter 3, p.(nbs)94,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20120110/html.php
- She bowed to him, to put him in a good temper.
A tendency to become angry.
1909, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)3,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/47/47-h/47-h.htm
- “I guess you’ve got a spice of temper,” commented Mr. Harrison, surveying the flushed cheeks and indignant eyes opposite him.
1958, (w), ''(w)'', Penguin, 1969, Chapter(nbs)5,https://archive.org/details/ourmaninhavanaen00gree
- ‘What a temper you’ve got, Wormold.’
- ‘I’m sorry. Drink takes me that way.’
2013, (w), ''(w)'', London: Harvill Secker, Chapter 28, p.(nbs)251,https://books.google.ca/books?id=NhPDhl0yABIC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- His criticism of Inés makes him bristle. Nonetheless, he holds his temper in check.
1919, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)28,http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/8101/pg8101-images.html
- Hortense remained for several days in a condition of sullen anger—she was a cloud lit up by occasional unaccountable flashes of temper.
1953, (w), ''(w)'', London: Geoffrey Bles, 1965, Chapter(nbs)1,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/201410B0/html.php
- Jill suddenly flew into a temper (which is quite a likely thing to happen if you have been interrupted in a cry).
1999, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Scribner, Chapter 4, p.(nbs)110,https://archive.org/details/blackwaterlights00toib
- (..) she banged the door as she left as though in temper and walked to her car.
''to keep one's temper; to lose one's temper; to recover one's temper''
1611, (w), ''(w)'', London: Walter Burre, Act(nbs)IV,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A04640.0001.001
- Restore your selues, vnto your temper, Fathers;
- And, without perturbation, heare me speake:
(RQ:Pope Essay on Man)
1819, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)22,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/471/471-h/471-h.htm
- “And I think, madam,” said the Lord Keeper, losing his accustomed temper and patience, “that if you had nothing better to tell us, you had better have kept this family secret to yourself also.”
1857, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)19,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3409/3409-h/3409-h.htm
- (..) her temper was rarely ruffled, and, if we might judge by her appearance, she was always happy.
1650, (w), ''A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine and the Confines Thereof'', London: John Williams, Book 3, Chapter 12, p.(nbs)345,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A40681.0001.001
- (..) it is hard to say, whether Christ’s pain was more shamefull, or his shame more painfull unto him: the exquisiteness of his bodily temper, increasing the exquisiteness of his torment, and the ingenuity of his Soul, adding to his sensibleness of the indignities and affronts offered until him.
Middle state or course; mean; medium.
1848, (w), ''(w)'', Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1849, Volume 3, Chapter 11, p.(nbs)86,https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008006648
- The perfect lawgiver is a just temper between the mere man of theory, who can see nothing but general principles, and the mere man of business, who can see nothing but particular circumstances.
The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of different qualities.
''the temper of mortar''
The state of a metal or other substance, especially as to its hardness, produced by some process of heating or cooling.
''the temper of iron or steel''
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act II, Scene(nbs)4,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry6p1&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Between two blades, which bears the better temper: (..)
- I have perhaps some shallow spirit of judgement;
- But in these nice sharp quillets of the law,
- Good faith, I am no wiser than a daw.
Milk of lime, or other substance, employed in the process formerly used to clarify sugar.
1803, John Browne Cutting, “A Succinct History of Jamaica” in (w), ''The History of the Maroons'', London: Longman and Rees, Volume 1, pp.(nbs)xciv-xcv,https://archive.org/details/cihm_44228
- All cane juice is liable to rapid fermentation. As soon, therefore, as the clarifier is filled, the fire is lighted, and the temper (white lime of Bristol) is stirred into it. The alkali of the lime having neutralized its superabundant acid, a part of it becomes the basis of the sugar.
To strengthen or toughen a material, especially metal, by heat treatment; anneal.
- The temper'd metals clash, and yield a silver sound.
To adjust, as the mathematical scale to the actual scale, or to that in actual use.
1591, (w), ''(w)''
- With which the damned ghosts he governeth, / And furies rules, and Tartare tempereth.
- You fools! I and my fellows
- Are ministers of fate: the elements
- Of whom your swords are temper'd may as well
- Wound the loud winds, or with bemock'd-at stabs
- Kill the still-closing waters, as diminish
- One dowle that's in my plume; (..)
1839, (w), ''History of the United States of America'' Volume 2
- Puritan austerity was so tempered by Dutch indifference, that mercy itself could not have dictated a milder system.
1682 (first performance), (w), ''(w)''
- Woman! lovely woman! nature made thee / To temper man: we had been brutes without you.
1812-1818, (w), ''(W)''
- But thy fire / Shall be more tempered, and thy hope far higher.
1709, (w), ''The Tatler'' No. 100
- She Goddess of Justice threw darkness and clouds about her, that tempered the light into a thousand beautiful shades and colours.
To fit together; to adjust; to accommodate.
- Thy sustenance (..) serving to the appetite of the eater, tempered itself to every man's liking.