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temporal

Anatomy of, relating to, or near the temple or temples
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temporal

[′tem·prəl]
(science and technology)
Pertaining to or limited by time.
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temporal

Having to do with time. Contrast with "spatial," which deals with space.
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I will strive, with my best strength, for the spiritual and temporal good of our community.
For as the temporal sword is to be drawn with great circumspection in cases of religion; so it is a thing monstrous to put it into the hands of the common people.
One by one he was led to attack also other fundamental doctrines and institutions of the Church--transubstantiation, the temporal possessions of the Church, the Papacy, and at last, for their corruption, the four orders of friars.
But, not to mention that the prejudices of the age rendered such an union almost impossible, the author may, in passing, observe, that he thinks a character of a highly virtuous and lofty stamp, is degraded rather than exalted by an attempt to reward virtue with temporal prosperity.
The contest embraced within its compass not only theological doctrines, but political principles, and Maurice and Barnevelt were the temporal leaders of the same rival factions, of which Episcopius and Polyander were the ecclesiastical champions.
The main question, it was admitted on all hands, most intimately concerned the highest interests of man, both temporal and eternal.
Were it not, thinkest thou, for thy little one's temporal and eternal welfare that she be taken out of thy charge, and clad soberly, and disciplined strictly, and instructed in the truths of heaven and earth?
for twenty years or more, nothing but loving words, and gentle moralities, and motherly loving kindness, had come from that chair;--head-aches and heart-aches innumerable had been cured there,--difficulties spiritual and temporal solved there,--all by one good, loving woman, God bless her!
The spatial changes of the vegetation fractions (Figure 6(c)) are consistent with the decreasing vegetation distribution of the empirical orthogonal function and temporal unmixing method (Figure 5(c)).
The auditory temporal processing consists in the perception of sound changes within a given period of time, or yet, in the ability to perceive or differentiate the stimuli in rapid succession.
(1985) referred to this phenomenon as the 'soil water temporal stability'.
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