Definitions

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  • adj. Having the power to temper something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having power to temper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the power or quality of tempering.

Etymologies

Compare Latin temperativus soothing. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It will utilize energy-saving coolers that use the outside temperative for cooling, and the servers all have low-energy components.

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