lower the temperature

lower the temperature

To lessen the intensity of the emotions surrounding something, especially negative ones. With the region on the cusp of war, ambassadors from several nations are entering into talks to try and lower the temperature.
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raise/lower the ˈtemperature

(informal) increase/decrease the amount of excitement, emotion, etc. in a situation: His angry refusal raised the temperature of the meeting.The government tried to lower the political temperature by agreeing to some of the demands.
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So spoke Elzbieta, naively, and the young lady laughed and was rather at a loss for an answer--she stood and gazed about her, and thought of a cynical remark that had been made to her, that she was standing upon the brink of the pit of hell and throwing in snowballs to lower the temperature.
A verification test and simulations conducted in August 2004 showed that the temperature of the surface and surroundings of the playground covered with grass was lower than the conventional soil playground, leading the company to conclude that the lawn playground helps lower the temperature.
For instance, most building control systems lower the temperature of the building at night to reduce energy usage.
As the scientists continued to lower the temperature, they detected signs that at about 175 millikelvins the solid version of the isotope helium-4 stopped being dragged around because of friction with the disk.
The preferred solution is to lower the temperature slightly in both the feed and transition zones to delay melting of the masterbatch.
The lower the temperature at which a system operates, the more heat it can absorb from the sun.
Experts said there is no obvious solution to the problem but suggested men should get up and walk around every 30 minutes to help lower the temperature.
Actions by staff, policies of a facility, and responses to residents can be judged in terms of whether they raise or lower the temperature on this emotional thermometer.
Philippe Amouyel of Lille University in France found that the lower the temperature, the worse for the heart.
The lower the temperature of the molten iron at the time of pouring into the mold, whether inoculated or not, the greater will be the chilling characteristics of the iron.
Effectively this will create a front-to-rear barrier to airflow and will lower the temperature of air entering the top half of the cabinet because hot air is not re-circulated through the cabinet.
An elementary way to decrease thermal noise is to lower the temperature.
Thermal-Tips combat the problem of temperature variations in runnerless molds by controlling temperature at the critical gate end of the bushing, making it possible to raise or lower the temperature of the melt just before it flows into the mold.
Install a programmable thermostat that can be pre-set to lower the temperature when you're sleeping or at work.
The overall effect is to lower the temperature of the electrons in the copper conductor.