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Definition of Temperate

Temperate
Temperate Tem"per*ate, v. t. To render temperate; to moderate; to soften; to temper. [Obs.] It inflames temperance, and temperates wrath. --Marston.
Temperate
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.

Meaning of Temperate from wikipedia

- In geography, the temperate climates (sometimes tepid climates) of Earth occur in the middle latitudes (23.5° to 66.5° N/S of Equator), which span between...
- Temperate gr****lands, savannas, and shrublands is a terrestrial biome defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. The predominant vegetation in this biome...
- Temperate rainforests are coniferous or broadleaf forests that occur in the temperate zone and receive heavy rain. Temperate rain forests occur in oceanic...
- 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...
- An oceanic climate, also known as a marine climate, is the humid temperate climate sub-type in Köppen classification Cfb, typical of west coasts in higher...
- virology, temperate refers to the ability of some bacteriophages (notably coliphage λ) to display a lysogenic life cycle. Many (but not all) temperate phages...
- A woodland (/ˈwʊdlənd/ (listen)) is, in the broad sense, land covered with trees, or in a narrow sense, synonymous with wood (or in the U.S., the plurale...
- Temperate broadleaf and mixed forest is a temperate climate terrestrial habitat type defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature, with broadleaf tree ecoregions...
- Temperate coniferous forest is a terrestrial biome defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. Temperate coniferous forests are found predominantly in...
- being increased by the clear skies. Cold deserts, sometimes known as temperate deserts, occur at higher latitudes than hot deserts, and the aridity is...