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temper in Industry topic

tempertemper2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 formalREDUCE to make something less severe or extremetemper something with/by something 🔊 The heat in this coastal town is tempered by cool sea breezes.2 HCMTIto make metal as hard as is needed by heating it and then putting it in cold water 🔊 tempered steel→ See Verb table
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temperThat concern may temper any gains in exporters, rising with the dollar.Nor does time appear to have tempered his demeanor.Through this, her love can be tempered into a compassion and understanding with which she can help and sustain others.Would this in any way temper the delight with which Garnett would embrace the streak?They are the product of a system created in less democratic times by Founders who wanted to temper the popular will.Nor did he do much to temper them.Although their love for each other was growing steadily, the emotion was tempered with suspicion.