adjective, tam·er, tam·est.
verb (used with object), tamed, tam·ing.
verb (used without object), tamed, tam·ing.
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Researchers have long hoped they could similarly tame nonlinear problems with clever quantum algorithms.New Quantum Algorithms Finally Crack Nonlinear Equations|Max G. Levy|January 5, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Health concerns have led some workers, including many senior citizens and immunocompromised Americans, to quit looking for work until the virus is tamed.By one measure, this recovery is 10 times faster than the one after the Great Recession—but there’s a catch|Lance Lambert|January 5, 2021|Fortune
Emotional brain training works with these high-stress emotions in an effort to tame them, releasing negative emotions as the first of two steps in preventing stress overload.
If any one of these embers are allowed to grow, they could start something that would make California wildfires look tame.
I am hopeful that a year from now we will look back at 2021 as another year of scientific discovery and achievement, and the year we tamed the virus.After a year like no other, new challenges and hope|Nancy Shute|December 18, 2020|Science News
And if it will not become gentle, then, the brute being necessary to him, he tames it by fear.The Wizard|H. Rider Haggard
She shocks him this way and that, but gradually he tames her, and makes her nearly as dull as he is.The Longest Journey|E. M. Forster
This means that he becomes master of purely physical force in man; he tames it.Christianity As A Mystical Fact|Rudolf Steiner
This unhappy people groan under the tyranny of their governors; yet nothing subdues or tames them.Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar|George Smith
Mules are good, if tamed, and noble Sindhu horses, and elephants with large tusks; but he who tames himself is better still.The Dhammapada|Unknown