Temperate

  • 21temperate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. moderate, ascetic, cautious, mild, sober, abstemious, abstinent, continent; Pythagorean; vegetarian. See moderation. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Moderate] Syn. regulated, restrained, reasonable,… …

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  • 22temperate — adj. 1 avoiding excess; self restrained. 2 moderate. 3 (of a region or climate) characterized by mild temperatures. 4 abstemious. Phrases and idioms: temperate zone the belt of the earth between the frigid and the torrid zones. Derivatives:… …

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  • 23temperate —   moderate or mild conditions as found between 23.5˚ and 66.5˚ of latitude …

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  • 24temperate — Synonyms and related words: abstemious, abstentious, abstinent, aestival, ascetic, austere, bland, blood hot, blood warm, bracing, calid, calm, celibate, chaste, checked, chill, chilly, cold sober, composed, constant, continent, controlled, cool …

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  • 25temperate — tem·per·ate || tempÉ™rÉ™t adj. moderate, self restrained, composed, reasonable …

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  • 26temperate — adjective 1》 relating to or denoting a region or climate characterized by mild temperatures. 2》 showing moderation or self restraint. Derivatives temperately adverb temperateness noun Origin ME: from L. temperatus, temperare mingle, restrain …

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  • 27temperate — a. 1. Moderate. 2. Abstemious, moderate. 3. Chaste, continent. 4. Cool, calm, dispassionate, sedate, sober …

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  • 28temperate — adj 1. moderate, self restrained, self controlled, self disciplined; self possessed, in control, self assured, self confident, poised; composed, cool, calm, collected, cool headed; level headed, equani mous, balanced; sane, lucid, clear, rational …

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  • 29temperate — tem·per·ate …

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  • 30temperate — [ˈtemp(ə)rət] adj never having extremely hot or extremely cold weather …

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  • 31temperate — tem•per•ate [[t]ˈtɛm pər ɪt, ˈtɛm prɪt[/t]] adj. 1) moderate or self restrained; not extreme in opinion, statement, etc 2) moderate in any indulgence, as in the use of alcoholic liquors 3) (of things) not excessive in degree 4) mer moderate in… …

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  • 32temperate — /ˈtɛmpərət / (say tempuhruht), /ˈtɛmprət / (say tempruht) adjective 1. moderate or self restrained; not extreme in opinion, etc. 2. moderate as regards indulgence of appetite or passion, especially in the consumption of alcoholic drink. 3. not… …

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  • 33temperate — Moderate. Self restrained. Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites an d passions. People v Dashaway Asso. 84 Cal 114, 123, 24 P 277. Restrained in the use of intoxicating liquors, although not necessarily totally… …

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  • 34Temperate rainforest — Temperate rainforests are coniferous or broadleaf forests that occur in the temperate zone and receive high rainfall. Most of these occur in Oceanic Moist Climates in Western North America (Southeastern Alaska to Central California), Western… …

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  • 35Temperate broadleaf and mixed forest — Temperate mixed forest in Yunnan, southwest China. Mixed forests are a temperate and humid biome. The typical structure of these forests includes four layers. The uppermost layer is the canopy composed of tall mature trees ranging from 33 to… …

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  • 36Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests — are a temperate and humid biome. The typical structure of these forests include four layers. The upper most layer is the canopy which is composed of tall mature trees. Below the canopy is the three layered, shade tolerant understory. The top… …

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  • 37Temperate zone — Temperate Tem per*ate, a. [L. temperatus, p. p. of temperare. See {Temper}, v. t.] 1. Moderate; not excessive; as, temperate heat; a temperate climate. [1913 Webster] 2. Not marked with passion; not violent; cool; calm; as, temperate language.… …

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  • 38Temperate forest — Temperate forests are forests in the temperate climate zones. They include: * Temperate deciduous forest * Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests * Temperate coniferous forests * Temperate rain forests …

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  • 39Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands — is a biome whose predominant vegetation consists of grasses and/or shrubs. The climate is temperate and semi arid to semi humid.*temperature: warm to hot season (often with a cold to freezing season in winter) *soil: fertile with rich nutrients… …

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  • 40Temperate Zone — n. either of the two zones of the earth (North Temperate Zone and South Temperate Zone) between the tropics and the polar circles …

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