HyperDic: tempering

English > 2 senses of the word tempering:
ADJECTIVEalltemperingmoderating by making more temperate
NOUNacttempering, annealinghardening something by heat treatment
tempering > pronunciation
Soundsteh'mperihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > tempering: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmoderating by making more temperate.
Broadermoderatinglessening in intensity or strength
Spanishtemplado
English > tempering: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaninghardening something by heat treatment.
Synonymannealing
BroaderhardeningThe act of making something harder (firmer or tighter / tighter or more compact)
Spanishatemperación, mitigación, suavización, templado, temple
Catalanmitigació, reveniment, suavització
Verbstemperharden by reheating and cooling in oil
temperbring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling

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