Temporary vs. Temporal

Temporary vs. Temporal — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Temporary and Temporal

Temporaryadjective

Lasting, used, serving, or enjoyed for a limited time.

Temporaladjective

Of, relating to, or limited by time

a temporal dimension.temporal and spatial boundaries.

Temporarynoun

One that serves for a limited time

an office staffed by temporaries.

Temporaladjective

Of or relating to the material world; worldly

the temporal possessions of the Church.

Temporaryadjective

Not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.

Temporaladjective

Lasting only for a time; not eternal; passing

our temporal existence.
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Temporaryadjective

Existing only for a short time or short times; transient, ephemeral.

Temporaladjective

Secular or lay; civil

lords temporal and spiritual.

Temporarynoun

One serving for a limited time; short-term employee.

Temporaladjective

(Grammar) Expressing time

a temporal adverb.

Temporaryadjective

not permanent; not lasting;

politics is an impermanent factor of lifeimpermanent palm cottagesa temperary arrangementtemporary housing

Temporaladjective

Of, relating to, or near the temples of the skull.

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Temporaryadjective

lacking continuity or regularity;

an irregular workeremployed on a temporary basis

Temporaladjective

Of or relating to time.

Temporaladjective

Of limited time; transient; passing; not perpetual.

Temporaladjective

Of or relating to the material world, as opposed to spiritual.

Temporaladjective

Lasting a short time only.

Temporaladjective

Civil or political, as distinguished from ecclesiastical.

temporal power; temporal courts

Temporaladjective

of the temples of the head

Temporalnoun

Anything temporal or secular; a temporality.

Temporalnoun

(skeleton) Either of the bones on the side of the skull, near the ears.

Temporalnoun

Any of a reptile's scales on the side of the head between the parietal and supralabial scales, and behind the postocular scales.

Temporalnoun

the semantic role of the noun phrase that designating the time of the state or action denoted by the verb

Temporaladjective

not eternal;

temporal matters of but fleeting moment

Temporaladjective

of or relating to or limited by time;

temporal processingtemporal dimensionstemporal and spacial boundariesmusic is a temporal art

Temporaladjective

of or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit);

temporal bone

Temporaladjective

of the material world;

temporal possessions of the church

Temporaladjective

concerned with secular rather than sacred matters;

lords temporal and spiritual

Temporaladjective

of this earth or world;

temporal joysour temporal existence