Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun temperature

2 senses of temperature

Sense 1
temperature -- (the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity))
       => fundamental quantity, fundamental measure -- (one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement)
       => physical property -- (any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions)

Sense 2
temperature -- (the somatic sensation of cold or heat)
       => somesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation -- (the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations; "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes")

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