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Type (IPA: /ˈtaɪp/)


Type (n.)

The mark or impression of something; stamp; impressed sign; emblem.

Type (n.)

Form or character impressed; style; semblance.

Type (n.)

A figure or representation of something to come; a token; a sign; a symbol; -- correlative to antitype.

Type (n.)

That which possesses or exemplifies characteristic qualities; the representative.

Type (n.)

A general form or structure common to a number of individuals; hence, the ideal representation of a species, genus, or other group, combining the essential characteristics; an animal or plant possessing or exemplifying the essential characteristics of a species, genus, or other group. Also, a group or division of animals having a certain typical or characteristic structure of body maintained within the group.

Type (n.)

The original object, or class of objects, scene, face, or conception, which becomes the subject of a copy; esp., the design on the face of a medal or a coin.

Type (n.)

A simple compound, used as a mode or pattern to which other compounds are conveniently regarded as being related, and from which they may be actually or theoretically derived.

Type (n.)

A raised letter, figure, accent, or other character, cast in metal or cut in wood, used in printing.

Type (n.)

Such letters or characters, in general, or the whole quantity of them used in printing, spoken of collectively; any number or mass of such letters or characters, however disposed.

Type (v. t.)

To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure.

Type (v. t.)

To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.

Type

Term in model theory and related areas of mathematics

Type

Unix command

Type

Anchoring point (of a name) in taxonomy

Type

DOS command

Type

Kind or variety of something

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... I am not prepared to build the type of wall you built in Berlin. In South Africa we only build walls for houses." - P. W. Botha

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Lady with a lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, * A noble type of good, * Heroic womanhood." - Women

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Lady with a Lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, A noble type of good, Heroic womanhood." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels." - Albert Einstein

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And since when the rap game had to do with killin a cat, what type o' chitlins is that?" - MF DOOM


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