\ˈtem-pə(r)-ˌchu̇(ə)r, -p(ə-)rə-, -chər, -ˌt(y)u̇(ə)r\
: degree of hotness or coldness measured on a definite scale—see thermometer
a : the degree of heat that is natural to a living body <a normal oral temperature of about 98.6°F> b : a condition of abnormally high body heat <was running a temperature>
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