<L. "to combine in proportion"
tr. v. 1. To moderate.
2. To bring to a particular texture or consistency, often hardness.
1. Buddhism states that the most optimal way to live is by tempering your lifestyles. "Take the middle way."
2. Blacksmiths often hammer metal sheets, fold the sheets over, and repeat to temper the steel into resilient sword blades.
Quenching a Blacksmith Forged Axe
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