inversion (def 12).
(meteorol) an abnormal increase in temperature with height in the troposphere
noun, Physiology. 1. a sensory area in the skin that selectively responds to increased or decreased temperature; a warm spot or a cold spot.
noun, Metallurgy. 1. any of the colors appearing on the surface of clean, unoxidized steel heated in air, from pale yellow at the coolest to dark blue at the hottest: used as an approximate indication of temperature.
adjective 1. having a temper or disposition of a specified character (usually used in combination): a good-tempered child. 2. Music. tuned in accordance with some other temperament than just or pure temperament, especially tuned in equal temperament. 3. made less intense or violent, especially by the influence of something good or benign: justice tempered with […]
noun 1. a particular state of mind or feelings. 2. habit of mind, especially with respect to irritability or patience, outbursts of anger, or the like; disposition: an even temper. 3. heat of mind or passion, shown in outbursts of anger, resentment, etc. 4. calm disposition or state of mind: to be out of temper. […]