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Definition of Temperate zone

Temperate zone
Temperate Tem"per*ate, a. [L. temperatus, p. p. of temperare. See Temper, v. t.] 1. Moderate; not excessive; as, temperate heat; a temperate climate. 2. Not marked with passion; not violent; cool; calm; as, temperate language. She is not hot, but temperate as the morn. --Shak. That sober freedom out of which there springs Our loyal passion for our temperate kings. --Tennyson. 3. Moderate in the indulgence of the natural appetites or passions; as, temperate in eating and drinking. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. --Franklin. 4. Proceeding from temperance. [R.] The temperate sleeps, and spirits light as air. --Pope. Temperate zone (Geog.), that part of the earth which lies between either tropic and the corresponding polar circle; -- so called because the heat is less than in the torrid zone, and the cold less than in the frigid zones. Syn: Abstemious; sober; calm; cool; sedate.

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- climate classifications set the minimum at 0 °C (32.0 °F). The north temperate zone extends from the Tropic of Cancer (approximately 23.5° north latitude)...
- Circle at 66°33′48.7" N, covers 4.12% of Earth's surface. The North Temperate Zone, between the Arctic Circle at 66°33′48.7" N and the Tropic of Cancer...
- A temperate forest is a forest found between the tropical and boreal regions, located in the temperate zone. It is the second largest biome on our planet...
- Temperate rainforests are coniferous or broadleaf forests that occur in the temperate zone and receive heavy rain. Temperate rain forests occur in oceanic...
- type: temperate broadleaf and mixed forests Ecosystem: Orjen, vegetation belt between 1,100 and 1,450 m, Oromediterranean zone, nemoral zone (temperate zone)...
- Temperate deciduous or temperate broad-leaf forests are a variety of temperate forest 'dominated' by trees that lose their leaves each year. They are found...
- It is the only continent to stretch from the northern temperate to southern temperate zones. The majority of the continent and its countries are in...
- Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, occurring after spring and before autumn. At or centred on the summer solstice, the earliest sunrise...
- The Valdivian temperate forests (NT0404) is an ecoregion on the west coast of southern South America, in Chile and extending into Argentina. It is part...
- and south of the Tropics. Geographically part of the North and South temperate zones, they cover the latitudes from 23°26′10.9″ (or 23.43637°) to approximately...