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temper /'tempə/
  • danh từ
    • tính tình, tình khí, tâm tính, tính
      • to have a violent (quick) temper: tính nóng nảy
    • tâm trạng
      • to be in a bad temper: bực tức, cáu kỉnh
    • sự tức giận, sự cáu kỉnh; cơn giận, cơn thịnh nộ
      • a fit of temper: cơn giận
      • to get (fly) into a temper: nổi cơn giận, nổi cơn tam bành
      • to be in a temper: đang lúc giận dữ
    • sự bình tĩnh
      • to keep (control) one's temper: giữ bình tĩnh
      • to be out of temper; to lose one's temper: mất bình tĩnh, nổi nóng, cáu
    • tính cứng (của thép...)
    • sự nhào trộn (vữa...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • hoà (vôi...), nhào trộn (vữa...)
      • tôi (thép...)
      • tôi luyện
      • làm dịu đi, làm giảm đi, bớt đi; cầm lại, ngăn lại, kiềm chế
        • to temper one's impetuosity: kiềm chế được tính hăng của mình
    Concise Dictionary
    +a sudden outburst of anger
    +a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    +a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
    +the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
    +toughen (steel or glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    +harden by reheating and cooling in oil
    +adjust the pitch (of pianos)
    +make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
    +restrain or temper

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 mood, disposition, temperament, humour, state or frame of mind, character, personality, nature, make-up, constitution:
    Practising law did not suit his temper, so he became a social worker.
    2 composure, self-control, self-possession, calmness, equanimity, balance, sang-froid, coolness, Colloq cool:
    He would lose his temper if she ever mentioned another man.
    3 ill humour, ill temper, foul temper, irascibility, irritability, petulance, volatility, peevishness, huffishness, surliness, churlishness, hotheadedness, hot-bloodedness:
    At the first sign of temper, just ignore him.
    4 (temper) tantrum, fury, fit (of pique), rage, passion, Colloq Brit wax, paddy:
    She went off into a temper at the mere mention of his name.
    5 modify, moderate, assuage, mollify, soften, cushion, tone down, allay, soothe, mitigate, palliate, reduce, relax, slacken, lighten, appease:
    The cold currents from the poles are tempered by the equatorial waters. She used all her wiles to temper his fury.
    6 anneal, toughen, strengthen, harden:
    Plunge the heated blade into water to temper it.

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