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Time is not a thing, thus nothing which is, and yet it remains constant in its passing away without being something temporal like the beings in time.
Martin Heidegger

Meaning of "temporal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TEMPORAL

From Latin temporālis, from tempus time.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TEMPORAL

temporal  [ˈtɛmpərəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TEMPORAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Temporal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TEMPORAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Temporal

Temporal can refer to time, or to material existence and secularity, or to the temple in anatomy. Below is a list of possible uses.

Definition of temporal in the English dictionary

The first definition of temporal in the dictionary is of or relating to time. Other definition of temporal is of or relating to secular as opposed to spiritual or religious affairs. Temporal is also lasting for a relatively short time.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TEMPORAL


agricultural
ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl
atemporal
eɪˈtɛmpərəl
corporal
ˈkɔːpərəl
cultural
ˈkʌltʃərəl
extemporal
eksˈtempərəl
federal
ˈfɛdərəl
funeral
ˈfjuːnərəl
general
ˈdʒɛnərəl
incorporal
ɪnˈkɔːpərəl
incorporall
ɪnˈkɔːpərəl
mineral
ˈmɪnərəl
nonpareil
ˈnɒnpərəl
nontemporal
ˌnɒnˈtɛmpərəl
puerperal
pjuːˈɜːpərəl
rural
ˈrʊərəl
spatiotemporal
ˌspeɪʃɪəʊˈtɛmpərəl
structural
ˈstrʌktʃərəl
supratemporal
ˌsuːprəˈtɛmpərəl
vesperal
ˈvɛspərəl
zooperal
zəʊˈɒpərəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TEMPORAL

tempolabile
temporal bone
temporal lobe
temporalise
temporalities
temporality
temporalize
temporally
temporalness
temporalty
temporaneous
temporaries
temporarily
temporariness
temporary
temporary hardness
temporisation
temporiser
temporising
temporisingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE TEMPORAL

blastoporal
caporal
coral
doctoral
electoral
exosporal
floral
lance corporal
Little Corporal
Lord temporal
Lords Temporal
madreporal
master corporal
moral
oral
poral
sporal
staff corporal
the Little Corporal
the Lords Temporal

Synonyms and antonyms of temporal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TEMPORAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «temporal» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of temporal

Translation of «temporal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TEMPORAL

Find out the translation of temporal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of temporal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «temporal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

凡尘的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

temporal
570 millions of speakers

English

temporal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लौकिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الزمانية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

временная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

temporal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সময়গত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

temporel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Temporal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

weltlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

現世の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

현세의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Temporal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thời gian
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உலகியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऐहिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

geçici
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

temporale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skroniowej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тимчасова
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

temporal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χρονικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tydelike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

temporal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

temporal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of temporal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TEMPORAL»

The term «temporal» is very widely used and occupies the 9.516 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TEMPORAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «temporal» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «temporal» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about temporal

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10 QUOTES WITH «TEMPORAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word temporal.
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Saint Bernard
The animal kingdom is destined by nature to serve, and that service is fulfilled in alleviating the temporal and physical needs of man; the animal spirit or soul is limited by time - it dies with the body.
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Carrie Brownstein
I'll admit that I'm not quite certain how to sum up an entire year in music anymore; not when music has become so temporal, so specific and personal, as if we each have our own weather system and what we listen to is our individual forecast.
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Pete Docter
I remember as a kid having a balloon and accidentally letting the string go and watching it just float off and into the sky until it disappeared. And there's something about that, even, that feels very much like what life is, you know, that it's fleeting, and it's temporal.
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Alice Morse Earle
In the early days of the New England colonies, no more embarrassing or hampering condition, no greater temporal ill, could befall any adult Puritan than to be unmarried.
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Mary Baker Eddy
Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal.
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Martin Heidegger
Time is not a thing, thus nothing which is, and yet it remains constant in its passing away without being something temporal like the beings in time.
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Martin Heidegger
Being and time determine each other reciprocally, but in such a manner that neither can the former - Being - be addressed as something temporal nor can the latter - time - be addressed as a being.
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Herman Hesse
It was as if all of the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful hour had flowed together into these stirring, bittersweet tones and flowed away, becoming temporal and transitory once more.
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Benny Hinn
Because when God heals a body, that is temporal; but when God saves a soul, that has eternal importance.
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Saint Ignatius
Realize that illness and other temporal setbacks often come to us from the hand of God our Lord, and are sent to help us know ourselves better, to free ourselves of the love of created things, and to reflect on the brevity of this life and, thus, to prepare ourselves for the life which is without end.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TEMPORAL»

Discover the use of temporal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to temporal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data
Throughout the book, interesting applications demonstrate the relevance of the presented concepts. Vivid, full-color graphics emphasize the visual nature of the topic, and a related FTP site contains supplementary material.
Noel Cressie, Christopher K. Wikle, 2011
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Atlas of Temporal Bone Surgery
The author, a world-renowned otorhinolaryngologist, provides detailed explanations of important anatomic landmarks and advice on how to choose the appropriate instruments at each surgical stage.Features: 328 full-color photographs and ...
Tuncay Ulug, 2011
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Temporal Data Mining
The book also explores the use of temporal data mining in medicine and biomedical informatics, business and industrial applications, web usage mining, and spatiotemporal data mining.
Theophano Mitsa, 2010
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The Temporal Logic of Reactive and Concurrent Systems: ...
This volume, the first of two, subtitled Specification, has a self-contained introduction to temporal logic and, more important, an introduction to the computational model for reactive programs, developed by Zohar Manna and Amir Pnueli of ...
Zohar Manna, Amir Pnueli, 1992
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Imaging of the Temporal Bone
Praise for this book:This book is highly recommended and should find its way onto the library shelf of every neuroradiology section.
Joel D. Swartz, Laurie A. Loevner, 2011
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Temporal Bone Dissection Guide
Temporal Bone Dissection Guide elucidates the key concepts of otologic surgery in a user-friendly manner that is refreshingly accessible to beginning surgeons.
Howard W. Francis, John K. Niparko, 2011
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Temporal Bone: A Manual for Dissection and Surgical Approaches
The vital structures, the three-dimensional relationships involved, and the fact that these structures are hidden within bony canals make the anatomy difficult to grasp.Described as a dream come true by the authors, Professor Sanna and his ...
Mario Sanna, Tarek Khrais, 2011
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Advanced Brand Management: Managing Brands in a Changing World
To those who imagine that branding is just a passing fashion, this book is a powerful corrective. Paul Temporal describes in magisterial detail the philosophy, but above all, the practice of branding.
Paul Temporal, 2011
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Advanced Data Warehouse Design: From Conventional to Spatial ...
For researchers this book serves as an introduction to the state of the art on data warehouse design, with many references to more detailed sources.
Elzbieta Malinowski, Esteban Zimányi, 2008
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Handbook of Temporal Reasoning in Artificial Intelligence
This collection represents the primary reference work for researchers and students in the area of Temporal Reasoning in Artificial Intelligence.
Michael David Fisher, Dov M. Gabbay, Lluis Vila, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TEMPORAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term temporal is used in the context of the following news items.
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OGC requests comment on draft charter for temporal standards …
The OGC Temporal Well Known Text (WKT) for Calendars Standards Working Group is being formed to adapt existing standards to provide the capability to ... «DirectionsMag.com, Jul 15»
2
Drivers of temporal changes in temperate forest plant diversity
In a database, data characterizing the temporal development of plant species composition in forests of the temperate climate zone around the world is collected. «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
3
Media Coverage of Donald Trump Will Create Temporal Stupid …
Scientists warn that media coverage of Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is creating a temporal loop that could potentially destroy the Earth. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Medial Temporal Lobe And How New Memories Are Formed
Specifically, the study examined neurons in the medial temporal lobe associated with episodic memory, the brain's ability to consciously recall experienced ... «Science 2.0, Jul 15»
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Public Release: 30-Jun-2015 Two techniques of temporal migraine …
Patients with temporal-type migraine derive similar and significant improvement from techniques that relieve pressure on (decompression) or remove a portion of ... «EurekAlert, Jun 15»
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New UAB research identifies link between temporal lobe epilepsy …
New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham identifies an epigenetic cause for why patients with temporal lobe epilepsy tend to have memory ... «News-Medical.net, Jun 15»
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Complete temporal characterization of a single photon
Precise information about the temporal mode of optical states is crucial for optimizing their interaction efficiency between themselves and/or with matter in ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
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Rhythm; superior temporal sulcus is the key to speech processing
A region of the brain called the superior temporal sulcus (STS) lit up like a Christmas tree during the 480- and 960-millisecond quilts, but not nearly as much ... «Nature World Report, May 15»
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Researchers discover new cause to explain development of …
Approximately one-third of patients are therapy-resistant. "In some frequent forms such as temporal lobe epilepsy, this percentage is even significantly higher," ... «News-Medical.net, Mar 15»
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New Evidence of Varicella-Zoster in Giant Cell Arteritis
They also obtained control temporal arteries removed postmortem from age-matched persons. None of the controls exhibited skin evidence of recent herpes ... «Medscape, Feb 15»

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