a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
- "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"
a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
- "his temper was well known to all his employees"
the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
harden by reheating and cooling in oil
- "temper steel"
- "temper glass"
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adjust the pitch (of pianos)