tempo-rally

temporal

1 [tem-per-uhl, tem-pruhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to time.
2.
pertaining to or concerned with the present life or this world; worldly: temporal joys.
3.
enduring for a time only; temporary; transitory (opposed to eternal ).
4.
Grammar.
a.
of, pertaining to, or expressing time: a temporal adverb.
b.
of or pertaining to the tenses of a verb.
5.
secular, lay, or civil, as opposed to ecclesiastical.
noun Usually, temporals.
6.
a temporal possession, estate, or the like; temporality.
7.
something that is temporal; a temporal matter or affair.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English (adj. and noun) < Latin temporālis, equivalent to tempor- (stem of tempus) time + -ālis -al1

temporally, adverb
temporalness, noun
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temporal1 (ˈtɛmpərəl, ˈtɛmprəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to time
2.  of or relating to secular as opposed to spiritual or religious affairs: the lords spiritual and temporal
3.  lasting for a relatively short time
4.  grammar of or relating to tense or the linguistic expression of time in general: a temporal adverb
 
[C14: from Latin temporālis, from tempus time]
 
'temporally1
 
adv
 
'temporalness1
 
n

temporal2 (ˈtɛmpərəl, ˈtɛmprəl)
 
adj
anatomy of, relating to, or near the temple or temples
 
[C16: from Late Latin temporālis belonging to the temples; see temple²]

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temporal
mid-14c., "worldly, secular," later "of time, terrestrial, earthly" (late 14c.), "temporary, lasting only for a time" (late 14c.), from O.Fr. temporal, from L. temporalis "of time, temporary," from tempus (gen. temporis) "time, season, proper time or season." Related: Temporality.
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temporal tem·po·ral2 (těm'pər-əl, těm'prəl)
adj.
Abbr. temp.
Of, relating to, or near the temples of the skull.

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temporal   (těm'pər-əl)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or near the bones that form the sides and part of the base of the skull.
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