tempered vs untempered
adjusted adjusted adj. 1. 1 accommodated to certain requirements

Syn: regulated [WordNet 1.5]

2. 1 having become accustomed [to surroundings, a situation. etc.] [Narrower terms: {oriented (vs. unoriented), orientated ]

Syn: familiarized [WordNet 1.5]

3. 1 (Music) so tuned as to allow modulation into other keys [Narrower terms: {tempered (vs. untempered)}]

Syn: tuned [WordNet 1.5]

4. adjusted to produce a clear image; -- of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) [Narrower terms: {focused (vs. unfocused), focussed ] WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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