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  • adj. That appears to happen outside of time
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the side of the head behind the eyes; external to the temporal bone of the skull.


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  • You have had a good deal of extratemporal experience on your own, I know, which makes you already valuable.

    Two in Time

  • He sees the creative act as being both extratemporal and ineffectual within society, as if the poet, instead of being a man, were a mere abstraction.

    Salvatore Quasimodo - Nobel Lecture

  • Meta-analyses of epilepsy surgery generally quote between 60-70\% seizure-freedom rate for temporal lobe epilepsy, with lower rates of long - term success quoted for extratemporal foci

    JAMA current issue

  • As creatures we are necessarily in time, and speculation about pretemporal or extratemporal reality is useless speculation.

    Reasons to Believe -

  • However, I don’t think either his jewish background or extratemporal standing (SJ’s GS13 Liberal Democrat Federal Employee Best Friend notwithstanding) would stand in the way of his succeeding to the presidency in a crisis.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » And now, Gentlemen, down to business.

  • Bring a bunch of broad spectrum antibiotics when you set off to satisfy your need for procreation and extratemporal lust; -)

    Ask MetaFilter


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