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Definition of the adjective temporal

What does temporal mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. not eternal
  2. of or relating to or limited by time
    • examples: temporal processing | temporal dimensions | temporal and spacial boundaries | music is a temporal art
    • lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
  3. of or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit)
  4. characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
  5. of this earth or world
    • examples: temporal joys | our temporal existence
    • similar: earthly

Alternative definition of the adjective temporal


  1. Of or relating to time.
  2. Of limited time; not perpetual.
  3. Of or relating to the material world; not spiritual.
  4. Lasting a short time only.
  5. of the temples of the head

Definition of the noun temporal

What does temporal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: temporals

  1. the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb


Temporal is a musical group.

  • albums: "Cascada", "Infiltrados sin retorno"


  1. "Temporal" is a compilation album by American post-metal band Isis, containing various demo recordings, unreleased tracks and remixes from throughout the band's history. It was released on November 6, 2012, by Ipecac. The compilation includes demos and alternate versions of songs from Oceanic, Panopticon and Wavering Radiant. It also features songs originally from Sawblade EP and Melvins / Isis. The compilation also includes a DVD of all the band's music videos. This is their second release since their dissolution in 2010.
  2. "Temporal" is a collection of music by Love Spirals Downwards, an ethereal wave band on the US record label, Projekt Records. It includes several previously unreleased songs.
  3. "Temporal" is a musical album of Radio Tarifa.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  4. "Temporal" is a musical album of Z'EV & David Jackman.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  5. "Temporal" is a musical EP of Entre Ríos.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  6. "Temporal" is a musical album of Shadrane.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  7. "Temporal" is a musical album of Art Popular.
    • released in (17 years ago)


"Temporal" is a freeware videogame featuring platform and puzzle elements. The game was developed by Oren Bartal using the Allegro library.

  • developers: Potato Factory, The
  • genres: Platform game, Puzzle game, Action game, Strategy video game
  • publishers: Potato Factory, The
  • released on (7 years ago)
  • official website:


Temporal are an Australian metal band from Perth. The band formed in late 2010 through brothers Anthony and Stephen Santoro and guitarist Urvin Seeburuth.

Phrases with Temporal

Phrases starting with the word Temporal:

  1. temporal bone
  2. Temporal case
  3. Temporal Hour
  4. temporal lobe
  5. temporal role
  6. temporal vein
  7. temporal gyrus
  8. Temporal logic
  9. temporal order
  10. temporal artery
  11. temporal cortex
  12. temporal muscle
  13. temporal canthus
  14. temporal property
  15. temporal relation
  16. temporal arteritis
  17. temporal arrangement

Phrase ending with the word Temporal:

  1. lords temporal

Other phrases containing the word Temporal:

  1. deep temporal vein
  2. middle temporal vein

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Temporal

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Google previewThe New Relational Database Dictionary (2015)

Terms, Concepts, and Examples by C.J. Date

temporal Many concepts from conventional database theory have, or can be given, extended interpretations in the context of relations and relvars with interval attributes. Thus, the terminology used to refer to the concepts in question needs ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould

- Temporal. Temporal. Temporal, deep, anterior. ARTERIES 135 ARTERIES TABLE OF ARTERIES.–Continued. ORIGIN. Distribution. BRANCHEs. Ophthalmic.

Google previewDictionary of Human Neuroanatomy (1999)

by Martin C. Hirsch

TA English: Intermediate grey layer of superior colliculus -, Superior colliculus, middle gray layer Middle intermediate temporal branch Vessels , TA Latin: A. occipitalis lat., R. Temporalis intermedius TA English: Intermediate temporal branch of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Brain and Brain Disorders (2009)

by Carol Turkington, Joseph Harris

temporal lobectomy 351 A whole variety of factors can disrupt the body's heat- regulating system, causing heat stroke, fever, or hypothermia. These factors could include thyroid disorders, infection, and overexposure to cold or extreme heat.

Google previewDictionary of Sri Aurobindo's Yoga (1992)

by Madhav Pundalik Pandit, Sri Aurobindo

Sevenfold Ignorance : If we look at this Ignorance in which ordinarily we live by the very circumstance of our separative existence in a material, in a spatial and temporal universe, we see that on its obscurer side it reduces itself, from whatever ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Geography, 15 Volume Set (2017)

People, the Earth, Environment and Technology by Douglas Richardson, Noel Castree, Michael F. Goodchild, Audrey Kobayashi, Weidong Liu, Richard A. Marston

In a manner similar to the way that a spatial distribution pattern can be random, uniform, or clustered, a temporal distribution can be chaotic, steady-state, or cyclic. Utilizing a time-based representation, all temporal relationships can be divided ...

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Quotes about Temporal

It is amazing that our souls -- our eternal essences, with all their hopes an dreams and visions of an eternal world -- are contained within these temporal bodies. (Marion Woodman)
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Scrabble value of T1E1M3P3O1R1A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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