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English noun: temperature

1. temperature (attribute) the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)


Broader (hypernym)fundamental measure, fundamental quantity, physical property


Narrower (hyponym)absolute temperature, absolute zero, blood heat, body temperature, boil, boiling point, cold, coldness, Curie point, Curie temperature, dew point, flash point, flashpoint, freezing point, frigidity, frigidness, heat, high temperature, hotness, low temperature, melting point, mercury, room temperature, simmer


Attributecold, cool, hot, warm

2. temperature (cognition) the somatic sensation of cold or heat


Broader (hypernym)somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia


Narrower (hyponym)cold, coldness, comfort zone, heat, warmth









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