Meaning of TEMPLE in English


add. ·noun a local organization of odd fellows.

2. temple ·noun the edifice erected at jerusalem for the worship of jehovah.

3. temple ·noun fig.: any place in which the divine presence specially resides.

4. temple ·noun a contrivence used in a loom for keeping the web stretched transversely.

5. temple ·vt to build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to; as, to temple a god.

6. temple ·add. ·noun a building dedicated to the administration of ordinances.

7. temple ·noun hence, among christians, an edifice erected as a place of public worship; a church.

8. temple ·noun the space, on either side of the head, back of the eye and forehead, above the zygomatic arch and in front of the ear.

9. temple ·noun a place or edifice dedicated to the worship of some deity; as, the temple of jupiter at athens, or of juggernaut in india.

10. temple ·noun one of the side bars of a pair of spectacles, jointed to the bows, and passing one on either side of the head to hold the spectacles in place.

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