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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sense n.
 1. Physiol. A faculty, possessed by animals, of perceiving external objects by means of impressions made upon certain organs (sensory or sense organs) of the body, or of perceiving changes in the condition of the body; as, the senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. See Muscular sense, under Muscular, and Temperature sense, under Temperature.
    Let fancy still my sense in Lethe steep.   --Shak.
 What surmounts the reach
 Of human sense I shall delineate.   --Milton.
 The traitor Sense recalls
 The soaring soul from rest.   --Keble.
 2. Perception by the sensory organs of the body; sensation; sensibility; feeling.
    In a living creature, though never so great, the sense and the affects of any one part of the body instantly make a transcursion through the whole.   --Bacon.
 3. Perception through the intellect; apprehension; recognition; understanding; discernment; appreciation.
    This Basilius, having the quick sense of a lover.   --Sir P. Sidney.
    High disdain from sense of injured merit.   --Milton.
 4. Sound perception and reasoning; correct judgment; good mental capacity; understanding; also, that which is sound, true, or reasonable; rational meaning. “He speaks sense.”
 He raves; his words are loose
 As heaps of sand, and scattering wide from sense.   --Dryden.
 5. That which is felt or is held as a sentiment, view, or opinion; judgment; notion; opinion.
 I speak my private but impartial sense
 With freedom.   --Roscommon.
    The municipal council of the city had ceased to speak the sense of the citizens.   --Macaulay.
 6. Meaning; import; signification; as, the true sense of words or phrases; the sense of a remark.
    So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense.   --Neh. viii. 8.
    I think 't was in another sense.   --Shak.
 7. Moral perception or appreciation.
    Some are so hardened in wickedness as to have no sense of the most friendly offices.   --L' Estrange.
 8. Geom. One of two opposite directions in which a line, surface, or volume, may be supposed to be described by the motion of a point, line, or surface.
 Common sense, according to Sir W. Hamilton: (a) “The complement of those cognitions or convictions which we receive from nature, which all men possess in common, and by which they test the truth of knowledge and the morality of actions.” (b) “The faculty of first principles.” These two are the philosophical significations. (c) “Such ordinary complement of intelligence, that,if a person be deficient therein, he is accounted mad or foolish.” (d) When the substantive is emphasized: “Native practical intelligence, natural prudence, mother wit, tact in behavior, acuteness in the observation of character, in contrast to habits of acquired learning or of speculation.”
 Moral sense. See under Moral, (a).
 The inner sense, or The internal sense, capacity of the mind to be aware of its own states; consciousness; reflection.  “This source of ideas every man has wholly in himself, and though it be not sense, as having nothing to do with external objects, yet it is very like it, and might properly enough be called internal sense.” --Locke.
 Sense capsule Anat., one of the cartilaginous or bony cavities which inclose, more or less completely, the organs of smell, sight, and hearing.
 Sense organ Physiol., a specially irritable mechanism by which some one natural force or form of energy is enabled to excite sensory nerves; as the eye, ear, an end bulb or tactile corpuscle, etc.
 Sense organule Anat., one of the modified epithelial cells in or near which the fibers of the sensory nerves terminate.
 Syn: -- Understanding; reason.
 Usage: Sense, Understanding, Reason. Some philosophers have given a technical signification to these terms, which may here be stated. Sense is the mind's acting in the direct cognition either of material objects or of its own mental states. In the first case it is called the outer, in the second the inner, sense. Understanding is the logical faculty, i. e., the power of apprehending under general conceptions, or the power of classifying, arranging, and making deductions. Reason is the power of apprehending those first or fundamental truths or principles which are the conditions of all real and scientific knowledge, and which control the mind in all its processes of investigation and deduction. These distinctions are given, not as established, but simply because they often occur in writers of the present day.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tem·per·a·ture n.
 1. Constitution; state; degree of any quality.
    The best composition and temperature is, to have openness in fame and opinion, secrecy in habit, dissimulation in seasonable use, and a power to feign, if there be no remedy.   --Bacon.
    Memory depends upon the consistence and the temperature of the brain.   --I. Watts.
 2. Freedom from passion; moderation. [Obs.]
 In that proud port, which her so goodly graceth,
 Most goodly temperature you may descry.   --Spenser.
 3. Physics Condition with respect to heat or cold, especially as indicated by the sensation produced, or by the thermometer or pyrometer; degree of heat or cold; as, the temperature of the air; high temperature; low temperature; temperature of freezing or of boiling.
 Note: The temperature of a liquid or a solid body as measured by a thermometer is a measure of the average kinetic energy of the consituent atoms or molecules of the body.  For other states of matter such as plasma, electromagnetic radiation, or subatomic particles, an analogous measure of the average kinetic energy may be expressed as a temperature, although it could never be measured by a traditional thermometer, let alone by sensing with the skin.
 4. Mixture; compound. [Obs.]
    Made a temperature of brass and iron together.   --Holland.
 5. Physiol. & Med. The degree of heat of the body of a living being, esp. of the human body; also (Colloq.), loosely, the excess of this over the  normal (of the human body 98°-99.5° F., in the mouth of an adult about 98.4°).
 Absolute temperature. Physics See under Absolute.
 Animal temperature Physiol., the nearly constant temperature maintained in the bodies of warm-blooded (homoiothermal) animals during life. The ultimate source of the heat is to be found in the potential energy of the food and the oxygen which is absorbed from the air during respiration. See Homoiothermal.
 Temperature sense Physiol., the faculty of perceiving cold and warmth, and so of perceiving differences of temperature in external objects. --H. N. Martin.