[ UK /tˈɛmpəɹɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛmpɝɪŋ/ ]
  1. hardening something by heat treatment
  1. moderating by making more temperate
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How To Use tempering In A Sentence

  • Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: urger: Sir Ebenezer Howard may have thought has was creating a panacea for urban ills by tempering them with bits of pastoralism when he basically invented the idea in 1898 but a century of practice has shown us all he was really doing was moving urban ills into areas with less walkability and consequently with less social and economic coherence. Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz
  • Equal tempering is a system for breaking up each octave into twelve equal semi-tones.
  • Alloying elements may have different effects on steel after tempering at the steel proneness to temper embrittlement.
  • The genes that the Williams Syndrome people are missing are certainly involved in tempering friendliness. Survival of the Kindest
  • It is possible to quench similar steels from 1050°C to form a low carbon martensite or with lower carbon content, acicular ferrite followed by tempering to give higher properties.
  • Add the rest of the tempering ingredients and saute until the garlic is aromatic and starting to brown. Archive 2007-06-01
  • Geithner and others have urged a more central role for the IMF in tempering that dispute, and officials said a more precise set of global norms may need to be developed. Industrialized nations pursue currency compromise
  • Avoid retempering concrete to increase slump prior to placement.
  • He's only tempering his reaction just because it's politically incorrect for him to outrightly admit that Joe Wilson is racist. Georgia congressman: Wilson's outburst 'carefully calculated'
  • Certain strong carbide formers, notably niobium, titanium and vanadium, have effects on tempering out of proportion to their concentration.
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