HyperDic: temple

English > 4 senses of the word temple:
NOUNartifacttempleplace of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
bodytemplethe flat area on either side of the forehead
artifacttemplean edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
artifacttemple, synagogue, tabernacle(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
temple > pronunciation
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Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > temple: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningplace of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity.
InstancesArtemision at EphesusThe large temple of the Greek goddess Artemis which was begun at Ephesus in 541 BC and completed / completed 220 years later
ParthenonThe main temple of the goddess Athena
Tabernacle, Mormon TabernacleThe Mormon temple
Temple of ArtemisA large temple at Ephesus that was said to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
Narrowerjoss houseA Chinese temple or shrine for idol worship
pagodaAn Asian temple
pantheon(antiquity) a temple to all the gods
Broaderplace of worship, house of prayer, house of God, house of worshipAny building where congregations gather for prayer
Spanishtemplo
Catalantemple
English > temple: 4 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe flat area on either side of the forehead.
Example"the veins in his temple throbbed"
Part ofhead, caputThe upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals
Broaderfeature, lineamentThe characteristic parts of a person's face
Spanishsien
Catalanpols, templa
Adjectivestemporalof or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit)
English > temple: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes.
Partscolumn, pillar(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
Narrowerziggurat, zikkurat, zikuratA rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Spanishtemplo
Catalantemple
English > temple: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation.
Synonymssynagogue, tabernacle
CategoryJudaismThe monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
InstancesTemple of Jerusalem, Temple of SolomonAny of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship
Broaderplace of worship, house of prayer, house of God, house of worshipAny building where congregations gather for prayer
Spanishaljama, sinagoga, tabernáculo, templo
Catalansinagoga

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