(n.) Constitution; state; degree of any quality.
(n.) Freedom from passion; moderation.
(n.) Condition with respect to heat or cold, especially as indicated by the sensation produced, or by the thermometer or pyrometer; degree of heat or cold; as, the temperature of the air; high temperature; low temperature; temperature of freezing or of boiling.
(n.) Mixture; compound.
(n.) The degree of heat of the body of a living being, esp. of the human body; also (Colloq.), loosely, the excess of this over the normal (of the human body 98¡-99.5¡ F., in the mouth of an adult about 98.4¡).