Attemperate
Attemperate At*tem"per*ate, a. [L. attemperatus, p. p. of attemperare. See {Attemper}.] Tempered; proportioned; properly adapted. [1913 Webster]

Hope must be . . . attemperate to the promise. --Hammond. [1913 Webster]


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  • Attemperate — At*tem per*ate, v. t. To attemper. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attemperate — at·tem·per·ate …   English syllables

  • attemperate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Attemper — At*tem per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attempered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attempering}.] [OF. atemprer, fr. L. attemperare; ad + temperare to soften, temper. See {Temper}, and cf. {Attemperate}.] 1. To reduce, modify, or moderate, by mixture; to temper; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attempered — Attemper At*tem per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attempered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attempering}.] [OF. atemprer, fr. L. attemperare; ad + temperare to soften, temper. See {Temper}, and cf. {Attemperate}.] 1. To reduce, modify, or moderate, by mixture; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attempering — Attemper At*tem per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attempered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attempering}.] [OF. atemprer, fr. L. attemperare; ad + temperare to soften, temper. See {Temper}, and cf. {Attemperate}.] 1. To reduce, modify, or moderate, by mixture; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • BALBIS — Graece Αλβὶς, in Stadio, nonnullis idem quod ὕ ςπληγξ: alii accurtiores vero distinguunt. Utraque enim quidem ad Stadii dii ingressum, unde cursores emittebantur; sed Βαλβις proprie fuit linea, in solo depressa et modic cavata, cui insistebant… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • attemper —   v.t. archaic, alter quality by addition or mixture; moderate.    ♦ attemperate, v.t.   archaic, moderate temperature.    ♦ attemporator, n. apparatus for moderating temperature …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • attrempéement — Attrempéement, temperément et moderément, Temperate, Attemperate, Moderate, Temperanter. Ne sçavoir pas porter attrempéement la joye qu on a, mais la monstrer trop affectueusement, Non satis moderate ferre laetitiam …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • attemperation — noun see attemperate …   Useful english dictionary

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