temperature englannista suomeksi
A property of macroscopic amounts of matter that serves to gauge the average intensity of the random ''actual'' motions of the individually mobile particulate constituents. http://arxiv.org/pdf/physics/0004055
The state or condition of being tempered or moderated.
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), Bk.I, New York 2001, p.136:
- Our intemperence it is that pulls so many several incurable diseases on our heads, that hastens old age, perverts our temperature, and brings upon us sudden death.
1759, Laurence Sterne, ''The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman'', Penguin 2003, p.5:
- (..)that not only the production of a rational Being was concern'd in it, but that possibly the happy foundation and temperature of his body, perhaps his genius and the very cast of his mind (..)
1993, James Michie, trans. Ovid, ''The Art of Love'', Book II:
- Only a strong dose of love will cure / A woman with an angry temperature.