How to use Tepid in a sentence
She lifted her canteen and allowed herself a swallow of the tepid water.
My problem with Starbucks is that the coffee is never actually hot, just tepid.
These pests can be kept in check by syringing with nicotine, soft-soap and quassia solutions, or by "vaporising" two or three evenings in succession, afterwards syringing the plants with clear tepid water.
You can also use a tepid cloth to sponge your child, or even a tepid bath.
There are copper-mines in the neighbourhood, as well as tepid saline springs, the waters of which are used for bathing, and are much frequented in summer.Advertisement
Right you convince get the better cottage industry from a tepid endorsement.
Sacred wells are familiar features of Semitic sanctuaries, and Islam, retaining the well, made a quasi-biblical story for it, and endowed its tepid waters with miraculous curative virtues.
The great landowners, to whom patriotism was unknown and whose religious faith was tepid, were as ready to pay tribute to the caliph as to render service to one of their own body who had become king by violence or intrigue.
Several times I got slightly splashed, the tepid water soaking through my clothes.
He proposes to support the strength by placing the patient in a tepid bath of nutritious liquids, that might enter by cutaneous imbibition, but does not recommend this.Advertisement
Of fuel running out halfway through breakfast, of drinking tepid tea.
Bathing a person in tepid water can also help alleviate a high fever.
Even more effective, particularly for widespread itching in hot weather, are tepid baths with corn starch and/or oatmeal (about 0.5 lb [224 g] of each per bathtub-full).
Tepid water is run in at one end of the series, where nearly exhausted black-ash is present; the weak liquor takes up more soda from the intermediate tanks and at last gets up to full strength in the last tank, charged with fresh black-ash and kept at a higher temperature, viz.
Three springs outside the west gate throw up streams of tepid water to a height of about 2 ft.Advertisement
She rubbed each mule down with the burlap sack and wiped the nostrils of each mule with a dampened cloth before allowing herself a few swallows of tepid water.
Something metallic touched her lips and she swallowed tepid water.
She felt the uneasy truce between the two parties in the ensuing silence, understood their hospitality toward Taran was dangerously tepid.
After the rather tepid response received by the last title, UT 2003, Epic had to rethink their approach when developing UT 2004.
Clarke struck in the 26th minute to seal the win for Wolves in what was an otherwise tepid cup tie.Advertisement
If a heavy frost catches you by surprise, it sometimes helps to spray the frosted foliage with tepid water.
When it needs to be washed, do so in tepid water.
If they appear, some decrease in the ambient temperature must be achieved by moving to the shade, taking a tepid bath or shower, or turning up the air conditioner.
The action is very rapid, and the product, which rises to the top of the acids, is separated and washed successively with cold and then tepid water, and finally with water made slightly alkaline with sodium carbonate or hydroxide, to remove all adhering or dissolved acids which would otherwise render the product very unstable.
The town owes its prosperity to its beautiful situation in a fine valley surrounded by mountains, and possesses a tepid mineral spring, considered efficacious in cases of general debility and for scorbutic and consumptive complaints.Advertisement
Short, tepid baths and showers can help preserve moisture on the face and the entire body.
The only brother not to declare outright war on him, Kiki was a distant second to Andre in his tepid support of their black sheep of a young brother.
In 1842 Hammer-Purgstall correctly explained the name as meaning the "warm-flowing" (tab= warm, same root as tep in "tepid") from some warm mineral springs in the neighbourhood, and compared it with the synonymous Teplitz in Bohemia.