Definition of Attempering. Meaning of Attempering. Synonyms of Attempering

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Definition of Attempering

Attempering
Attemper At*tem"per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attempered; p. pr. & vb. n. Attempering.] [OF. atemprer, fr. L. attemperare; ad + temperare to soften, temper. See Temper, and cf. Attemperate.] 1. To reduce, modify, or moderate, by mixture; to temper; to regulate, as temperature. If sweet with bitter . . . were not attempered still. --Trench. 2. To soften, mollify, or moderate; to soothe; to temper; as, to attemper rigid justice with clemency. 3. To mix in just proportion; to regulate; as, a mind well attempered with kindness and justice. 4. To accommodate; to make suitable; to adapt. Arts . . . attempered to the lyre. --Pope. Note: This word is now not much used, the verb temper taking its place.

Meaning of Attempering from wikipedia

- dis****d while he is being regenerated, that is, which must be loosened and attempered by goods; for no actual and hereditary evil in man can be so dis****d...
- Burton-on-Trent – An improved refrigerator or apparatus for cooling or attempering liquids. Lundy, Darryl (15 October 2008). "Reverend Charles Tooth". The...
- Warming and Ventilating Houses and Buildings By Means of Large Volumes of Attempered Air, was published in 1834, but another, intriguingly titled Architectural...
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