tempora

noun (1)

Definition of tempora

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plural of tempus

: the relationship between breve and semibreve in mensural music When the tempus is imperfect a breve equals two minims.

called also time

— compare modus, prolation

tempora

noun (2)

variant spelling of

1 : a process of painting in which an albuminous or colloidal medium (such as egg yolk) is employed as a vehicle instead of oil also : a painting done in tempera

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