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temper

US [ˈtempər]
UK [ˈtempə(r)]
  • n.脾气;情绪;心情;性情
  • v.使缓和;使温和;使(金属)回火
  • Web韧度;稠度;锻炼
Plural Form:tempers  Present Participle:tempering  Past Tense:tempered  
temper
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n.
1.
[c][ususing][u]
脾气;易怒的性情if sb has atemper , they become angry very easily
a violent/short/quick, etc. temper
烈性子、急性子、火性子等
He must learn to control his temper .
他得学会捺住性子。
She broke the plates in a fit of temper .
她一气之下把盘子摔碎了。
After an hour of waiting, tempers began to fray(= people began to get angry) .
等了一个小时后,大伙儿开始冒火了。
2.
[c][ususing]
怒气;火气;阵怒a short period of feeling very angry
to fly into a temper
勃然大怒
She says awful things when she's in a temper .
她一发脾气说话就难听。
3.
[c]
心情;情绪;性情;心境the way that you are feeling at a particular time
Come back when you're in a better temper.
心情好些时再回来。
to be in a bad/foul, etc. temper
心情不好、很坏等
4.
有…脾气的;心情…的having a particular type of temper
good-/bad-tempered
脾气好的╱坏的
a sweet-tempered child
性情温和的小孩
IDM
She lost her temper with a customer and shouted at him.
她对一位顾客发了脾气,冲着他大喊大叫。
I struggle to keep my temper with the kids when they misbehave.
孩子们淘气时,我强捺住性子不发脾气。
lose/keep your temper (with sb)
发脾气;忍住怒火to fail/manage to control your anger
She lost her temper with a customer and shouted at him.
她对一位顾客发了脾气,冲着他大喊大叫。
I struggle to keep my temper with the kids when they misbehave.
孩子们淘气时,我强捺住性子不发脾气。
v.
1.
~ sth (with sth)
使缓和;使温和to make sth less severe by adding sth that has the opposite effect
Justice must be tempered with mercy.
法外尚需施恩。
2.
~ sth
使(金属)回火to make metal as hard as it needs to be by heating and then cooling it

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