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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Temporal \Tem"po*ral\, a. [L. temporalis, fr. tempus, temporis, time, portion of time, the fitting or appointed time: cf. F. temporel. Cf. Contemporaneous, Extempore, Temper, v. t., Tempest, Temple a part of the head, Tense, n., Thing.] 1. Of or pertaining to time, that is, to the present life, or this world; secular, as distinguished from sacred or eternal. [1913 Webster] The things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal. --2 Cor. iv. 18. [1913 Webster] Is this an hour for temporal affairs? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Civil or political, as distinguished from ecclesiastical; as, temporal power; temporal courts. [1913 Webster] Lords temporal. See under Lord, n. Temporal augment. See the Note under Augment, n. [1913 Webster] Syn: Transient; fleeting; transitory. [1913 Webster]