Adjective "Temporal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Temporal


    Definition:

    1. of or relating 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. of, relating to, or expressing time: a temporal adjective, such as recent, or a temporal adverb, such as recently. of or relating to the tenses of a verb.

    5. secular, lay, or civil, as opposed to ecclesiastical. noun, Usually, temporals

    6. a temporal possession, estate,

    Origin:
    temporal

    Examples:

    "orders can be temporal."

    "patterns can be temporal."

    "sequences can be temporal."

    "relations can be temporal."

    "lobes can be temporal."

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