temporary denture n.
See interim denture.
noun 1. duty of limited duration performed with an organization other than the one to which a person is normally attached or assigned. Abbreviation: TDY.
- Temporary hardness
noun 1. (chem) hardness of water due to the presence of magnesium and calcium hydrogencarbonates, which can be precipitated as carbonates by boiling
noun, Insurance. 1. an annuity that ceases upon the death of the annuitant or upon the expiration of a period of time, whichever occurs first.
- Temporary parasite
temporary parasite n. An organism accidentally ingested that survives briefly in the intestine.