See also: tëmp, temp., and Temp.

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temp

  1. Abbreviation of temperature.
  2. Abbreviation of tempore.

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temp

  1. Abbreviation of temporary.

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temp (plural temps)

  1. A temporary employee, usually in an office.
  2. (computing, informal, chiefly attributive) A temporary storage location.
    • 2001, John Y. Hsu, Computer Architecture: Software Aspects, Coding, and Hardware
      Consequently, the unit executes and places the result in a temp register.
    • 2014, Andrew W. Appel, Program Logics for Certified Compilers (page 162)
      That is, r-values include numeric constants, nonaddressable local variables (temps) []

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temp (third-person singular simple present temps, present participle temping, simple past and past participle temped)

  1. To work as a temporary employee.
    • 2007, The Savages, 01:24:50
      --I temp for money, but it's not my main thing. I write plays.

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temp

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of tempt
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of tempt

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tempus, from Proto-Indo-European *tempos (stretch), from the root *temp- (to stretch, string).

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temp m (plural temps)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) time

Related termsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader) ura
  • (Surmiran) oura