Translation of temper in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (no plural) (mood) to be in a good/bad temperto be in a filthy o foul temper to have an even temperestar de buen/mal humor or genioto have a quick tempertener muy buen carácter or genioto have a vicious o terrible tempertener el genio vivo or prontoser una polvorilla [colloquial]you'll have to learn to watch o control your tempertener muy mal carácter or geniomy temper got the better of mevas a tener que aprender a controlar tu mal geniotemper, temper!perdí los estribos¡qué geniecito! [colloquial]Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 countable or uncountable (rage) See examples: to be in a temper
- Gabe stalked over to the weapons rack and pulled down two wooden staves, in a bad temper because his preferred sword hadn't been chosen.
- Her temper was sweet and calm, much like a sheep's, until she had a blade in her hand, and then she was as quick and merciless as a she-wolf.
- His temper had not calmed from his earlier encounter with the Johnson twins.
to fly into a temperestar furioso or hecho una furiaestar con el genio atravesado [colloquial]a fit of temperponerse furioso or como una fieramontar en cólera [formal]1.3 countable or uncountable (composure) See examples: to lose one's temper to keep one's temperun ataque de furiatempers frayed as the meeting wore onno perder la calma or los estriboslos ánimos se fueron caldeando a medida que la reunión se prolongaba
- He tends to karate kick the office partition when he's in a temper.
- Molly stamps her foot in a temper.
- I have a tendency toward being a bit of a nag to Chris, and I guess I put him in a temper.
- 2 uncountable (of metal)Example sentences
- In this connection it is well known that molybdenum additions to Ni-Cr steels can eliminate temper embrittlement.
- The resistance to atmospheric corrosion is improved and copper steels can be temper hardened.
- Alloys in the T4 temper are susceptible to room-temperature aging.
- 1 (moderate)(enjoyment)the long wait had not tempered their enthusiasmla larga espera no había disminuido su entusiasmoExample sentences
- The heat is tempered by sea breezes on the coast.
- The island's climate is semi-tropical; yearlong rainfall keeps it green; heat and humidity are tempered by soft breezes.
- Always remember, however, that sea breezes will temper the heat and might cool things considerably.
- 2 (in metalwork)Example sentences
- Nearly always forged and tempered, stainless steel blades hold an edge well.
- Quenched and tempered structural steels are primarily available in the form of plate or bar products.
- Within a couple of years he found himself running a part-time business making custom knives in the purest form - from steel he forged and tempered himself.
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