Temperate

имя прилагательное 1) воздержанный, сдержанный, умеренный Например: temperate supper — скромный ужин temperate number — небольшое количество temperate conduct — скромное поведение Синоним(ы): moderate, frugal 2) умеренный (о климате и т. п.) Например: temperate zone — умеренный пояс

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Temperate

adjective Etymology: Middle English temperat, from Latin temperatus, from past participle of temperare 1. marked by moderation: as a. keeping or held within limits ; not extreme or excessive ; mild b. moderate in indulgence of appetite or desire c. moderate in the use of alcoholic beverages d. marked by an absence or avoidance of extravagance, violence, or extreme partisanship 2. a. having a moderate climate which especially lacks extremes in temperature b. found in or associated with a moderate climate
Example: temperate insects 3. existing as a prophage in infected cells and rarely causing lysis
Example: temperate bacteriophagestemperately adverbtemperateness noun

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