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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

- Temporal may refer to: Temporal bone, a part of the skull Temporal fascia, covers the temporalis muscle Temporal lobe, a part of the brain Temporal muscle...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- A temporal paradox, time paradox, or time travel paradox is a paradox, an apparent contradiction, or logical contradiction ****ociated with the idea of...
- The temporal fossa is a fossa (shallow depression) on the side of the skull bounded by the temporal lines and terminating below the level of the zygomatic...
- Temporal artery may refer to: Deep temporal arteries, two in number, anterior and posterior, ascend between the temporalis and the pericranium Middle...
- 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...
- The temporal fascia covers the temporalis muscle. It is a strong, fibrous investment, covered, laterally, by the auricularis anterior and superior, by...
- Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is a chronic disorder of the nervous system which is characterized by recurrent, unprovoked focal seizures that originate...