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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.

Meaning of Temporal from wikipedia

- skull Temporal fascia, covers the temporalis muscle Temporal lobe, a part of the brain Temporal muscle, one of the muscles of mastication Temporal scales...
- The temporal lobe is involved in processing sensory input into derived meanings for the appropriate retention of visual memory, language comprehension...
- In philosophy, temporality is traditionally the linear progression of past, present, and ****ure. However, some modern-century philosophers have interpreted...
- symmetrical holes (fenestrae) in the temporal bone. Depending on the lineage of a given animal, two, one, or no pairs of temporal fenestrae may be present, above...
- 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...
- that fills the temporal fossa, superior to the zygomatic arch so it covers much of the temporal bone. In humans, it arises from the temporal fossa and the...
- The temporal fossa is a shallow depression on the side of the skull bounded by the temporal lines and terminating below the level of the zygomatic arch...
- superficial temporal artery is a major artery of the head. It arises from the external carotid artery when it splits into the superficial temporal artery and...
- temporal lines; the former gives attachment to the temporal fascia, and the latter indicates the upper limit of the muscular origin of the temporal muscle...
- Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is a chronic disorder of the nervous system characterized by recurrent, unprovoked focal seizures that originate in the temporal...
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