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  • adj. Capable of being tempered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being tempered.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being tempered.


temper +‎ -able (Wiktionary)


  • Only the medium and high carbon steel; are temperable.

    Chapter 8

  • Mention such factors as the unavailability of temperable steel stock (other than leaf springs) and the time and heat required to draw out leaf springs.

    Chapter 10


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