temps

[ French tahn ]
/ French tɑ̃ /

noun, plural temps [French tahn] /French tɑ̃/. Ballet.

part of a dance step in which there is no transfer of weight.

Origin of temps

1885–90; < French: literally, time < Latin tempus

Definition for temps (2 of 2)

temp
[ temp ]
/ tɛmp /
Informal.

noun

verb (used without object)

to work as a temporary.

Origin of temp

First recorded in 1930–35; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for temps

temp
/ (tɛmp) informal /

noun

a person, esp a typist or other office worker, employed on a temporary basis

verb

(intr) to work as a temp
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