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Definition of Temporal

Temporal
Temporal Tem"po*ral, n. Anything temporal or secular; a temporality; -- used chiefly in the plural. --Dryden. He assigns supremacy to the pope in spirituals, and to the emperor or temporals. --Lowell.
Temporal
Temporal Tem"po*ral, a. [L. temporalis, fr. tempora the temples: cf. F. temporal. See Temple a part of the head.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the temple or temples; as, the temporal bone; a temporal artery. Temporal bone, a very complex bone situated in the side of the skull of most mammals and containing the organ of hearing. It consists of an expanded squamosal portion above the ear, corresponding to the squamosal and zygoma of the lower vertebrates, and a thickened basal petrosal and mastoid portion, corresponding to the periotic and tympanic bones of the lower vertebrates.
Temporal
Temporal Tem"po*ral, a. [L. temporalis, fr. tempus, temporis, time, portion of time, the fitting or appointed time: cf. F. temporel. Cf. Contemporaneous, Extempore, Temper, v. t., Tempest, Temple a part of the head, Tense, n., Thing.] 1. Of or pertaining to time, that is, to the present life, or this world; secular, as distinguished from sacred or eternal. The things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal. --2 Cor. iv. 18. Is this an hour for temporal affairs? --Shak. 2. Civil or political, as distinguished from ecclesiastical; as, temporal power; temporal courts. Lords temporal. See under Lord, n. Temporal augment. See the Note under Augment, n. Syn: Transient; fleeting; transitory.

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- Look up temporal in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Temporal may refer to: Temporal (band), an Australian metal band Temporal (Radio Tarifa album), 1997...
- In philosophy, temporality refers to the idea of a linear progression of past, present, and ****ure. The term is frequently used, however, in the context...
- The temporal lobe is one of the four major lobes of the cerebral cortex in the brain of mammals. The temporal lobe is located beneath the lateral fissure...
- The Lords Temporal are secular members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament. These can be either life peers or hereditary peers...
- Temporalities or temporal goods are the secular properties and possessions of the church. The term is most often used to describe those properties (a...
- A temporal paradox, time paradox, or time travel paradox, is a paradox, an apparent contradiction, or logical contradiction ****ociated with the idea of...
- Temporal fenestrae are openings in the temporal region of the skull of some amniotes, behind the orbit (eye socket). These openings have historically...
- The temporal bones are situated at the sides and base of the skull, and lateral to the temporal lobes of the cerebral cortex. The temporal bones are overlaid...
- The temporal fossa is a fossa (shallow depression) on the side of the skull bounded by the temporal lines above, and the zygomatic arch below. Its floor...
- field of neurology, temporal lobe epilepsy is an enduring brain disorder that causes unprovoked seizures from the temporal lobe. Temporal lobe epilepsy is...