Temps

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Temps Time. "And humbly thanked him a thousand sithes ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n temps See tense.
    • n temps Specifically, in legerdemain, the right opportunity for executing a required movement. This is gained by some act which distracts the attention of the audience while the trick is being done.
    • n temps See temse.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. & F., fr. L. tempus,. See Temporal of time

Usage

In literature:

Henri Heine et son Temps.
"Types of Weltschmerz in German Poetry" by Wilhelm Alfred Braun
The old feller was temp'rence, an' the boys put up a job on him one hot day at gen'ral trainin'.
"David Harum" by Edward Noyes Westcott
There are, however, many fair flowers to be plucked in Tempe and the blooming vales of Arcady.
"Essays on Scandinavian Literature" by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
Les Zerbin, les Roger, les Roland, les Renaud: De ces Palais du Temps habitent les ruines.
"Béarn and the Pyrenees" by Louisa Stuart Costello
But of co'se I swo'e that in a temper, an' temp'rate vows ain't never made 'cep'in' to be repented of.
"Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches" by Ruth McEnery Stuart
Il avait loue un appartement sur le haut d'une maison, et la cherchait d'apres la direction des nuages a prevoir l'etat du temps.
"Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution" by Alpheus Spring Packard
You don't know where they want a near-plute as temp'rary office boy, do you?
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
I have two beautiful seals of Sir Stephen de Thurnham temp.
"Notes and Queries, Number 180, April 9, 1853" by Various
Mon ami, vous n'aurez pas le temps pour la digestion; dans une demie-heure vous serez fusilles.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
And I heard Joe Rainey say: 'I've always been a good friend of yours, Temp, and I want to be still.
"Mitch Miller" by Edgar Lee Masters
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In poetry:

When the tyrant shall be slain,
Universal Temp'rance reign,
And our flag without a stain,
Wave from clime to clime.
"Sons of Liberty" by John Pierpont
Thus he nears, and now all Tempe
Rings with his melodious cry,
Avenues and blue expanses
Beam in his large lustrous eye!
"Daphne" by George Meredith
White as that Thessalian lily,
Fairest Tempe's fairest flower,
Lo, the tall Peneian virgin
Stands beneath her bathing bower.
"Daphne" by George Meredith
And while through life we heedless stray,
Surrounded by thy care,
Oh keep us in the temp'rance way,
And save from every snare.
"Temperance Evening Hymn" by John Pierpont
Within me, giving place to the high mind,
Like mist to the sun's beam;
While Tempe and its vale lies far behind,
Like an unfinish'd dream.
"In Tempe" by Alexander Anderson
True! Thy resplendent rivers run,
And safe beneath a temp'rate sun
Springs the young verdure of thy plain,
Nor dreads a torrid Eastern reign.
"To Ireland" by William Drennan

In news:

Last Exit Bar & Grill in Tempe.
Winterize when temps fall below 40 degrees.
"You have to be a good liar," says Temp Hutter, without a shred of apology.
To commemorate the final day of this year's temp spike.
Steve Barnes of Fireworks Productions of Arizona has worked the Tempe Kiwanis event for almost 30 years.
Rain cloud over Tempe.
Raincloud over Tempe Click to enlarge.
Raincloud over Tempe Click to enlarge.
Rapid City , SD Current Temp.
Cardinal transitioned UNFI's Western Region activity from single-temp refrigeration and dry van movements to multi-temp equipment, reducing the overall product shipment cycle.
'Sonny' producers find 'Random' temp solution.
We have a chance at more rain and thunderstorms today, with afternoon temps approaching 90.
I bundled up and headed out into below zero temps.
Clubhouse Music Venue in Tempe.
Tempe Man Punched About 25 Times at W6 Apartments.
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In science:

Smarandache, F. (1975). "Properties of Numbers", University of Craiova Archives, (see also Arizona State University Special Collections, Tempe, AZ, USA).
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
Yor, Valeurs principales associ´ees aux temps locaux Browniens , Bull.
The barnes G function and its relations with sums and products of generalized Gamma convolution variables
Right panel: the relation between X –ray luminosity, estimated outside the core regions, and the spectroscopic–like tempe rature, for simulations which include cooling, star formation and a form of “targeted” feedback (from Kay et al. 2 007).
Thermodynamical properties of the ICM from hydrodynamical simulations
Given Rp as in Example 2, we would like to construct the induced event relation E p = hE , pE , C E i for tuple t=(Temp: 15) from C2 .
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
Lett. A 75 141-143 Dabrowski B et al 1996 Dependence of Superconducting T ran s i t ion Tempe ra tu re o n D o p i n g a n d Structural Distortion of the CuO2 Planes in La2-xMxCuO4 (M = Nd, Ca, Sr) Phys.
Assembling the puzzle of superconducting elements: A Review
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