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Definitions of type

  1.   a person of a specified kind usually with many eccentricities a real character a strange character a friendly eccentric the capable type a mental case
  2.   write by means of a typewriter
  3.   a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper he dropped a case of type so they made him pick them up
  4.   a subdivision of a particular kind of thing what type of sculpture do you prefer
  5.   all of the tokens of the same symbol the word element' contains five different types of character
  6.   printed characters small type is hard to read
  7.   biology the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon
  8.   identify as belonging to a certain type Such people can practically be typed
  9.   a subdivision of a particular kind of thing what of sculpture do you prefer
  10.   printed characters small is hard to read
  11.   write by means of a keyboard with types the acceptance letter please
  12.   The mark or impression of something stamp impressed sign emblem
  13.   Form or character impressed style semblance
  14.   A figure or representation of something to come a token a sign a symbol correlative to antitype
  15.   That which possesses or exemplifies characteristic qualities the representative
  16.   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
  17.   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
  18.   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
  19.   A raised letter figure accent or other character cast in metal or cut in wood used in printing
  20.   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
  21.   To represent by a type model or symbol beforehand to prefigure
  22.   To furnish an expression or copy of to represent to typify
  23.   To make a copy of to represent to copy by means of a typewriter to reproduce in letter bearing metal blocks called type or to make a plate impression of from such blocks
  24.   The mark or impression of something an emblem the first form of something to be followed and copied a model or pattern an original design from which copies are to be made a person who or a thing which stands as a foreshadowing of persons things or events which are to come later a person in a story who represents an abstract quality a person or thing representative of a group because of characteristics possessed in common with individuals of the group a sample in printing a metal block bearing an impression of a letter figure etc to be stamped in ink upon paper such blocks taken collectively formerly classified under names as in the following table now generally classified according to size by a measure called a point which equals 1 72 of an inch each size corresponding to one of the names formerly used as 12 point type formerly called pica prints letters 1 6 of an inch high
  25.   Typed
  26.   Typing
  27.   1 The usual form or a composite form which all others of the class resemble more or less closely a model noting especially a disease or a symptom complex giving the stamp or characteristic to a class 2 In chemistry a substance in which the arrangement of the atoms in a molecule may be taken as representative of that in a class of other substances organic substances may be classed under the three types hydrogen H H water H H O and ammonia H H H N
  28.   Characteristic model
  29.   A mark or figure struck or stamped upon something an emblem or figure of something to come a raised letter etc in metal or wood used in printing a model in nature made the subject of a copy nat hist that which combines best the characteristics of a group med the order in which the symptoms of a disease exhibit themselves
  30.   TYPAL
  31.   A mark emblem figure raised letter c used in printing that which best combines the characteristics of a group model
  32.   Something emblematic representing symbolizing or prefiguring something else image emblem symbol sign
  33.   A representative of a class or group an example pattern
  34.   Biol A fundamental or ideal structure or organism
  35.   A block of metal or of wood bearing a raised letter or character for use in printing also such pieces collectively
  36.   A termination used to signify type representative form stamp
  37.   An emblem that which represents something else a sign a symbol a figure of something to come stamp or general structure or character model ideal a letter in metal or other hard material to print from
  38.   A mark of something an emblem sign or symbol a figure of something to come the shape or form of a letter of the alphabet in metal a peculiarity in the form of a disease the original conception in art which becomes the subject of a copy the perfect representation or idea of anything
  39.   The sum of the characteristics common to a large number of individuals serving as a ground for classification a primary model

Quotes of type

  1. You are still lucky you have a certain type of people who keep buying your music but then you can get typecast and have to keep making that same music and you can change only slightly It's risky to bounce around and change your type of music – Randy Bachman
  2. This is the bunch of songs I did first and it's just the type of thing I do I am a Carter Family girl so the record is book -ended with Carter Family songs – June Carter Cash
  3. I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing I contributed I would hope they would say that and I would hope somebody liked me – Brian Clough
  4. I like the fact that this kind of family has been seen in a movie a million times teenage kids the family is a bit strained and they don't have enough money but in the background the guy used to be a Gene Simmons type – Gary Cole
  5. Since then I have not missed five consecutive days in getting some type of aerobic exercise mostly jogging – Kenneth H. Cooper
  6. It is commonly asserted and accepted that Paradise Lost is among the two or three greatest English poems it may justly be taken as the type of supreme poetic achievement in our literature – John Drinkwater
  7. I personally believe that there's going to be a good case for the government preserving some type of guarantee to make sure that people have the ability to borrow to finance a house even in a very damaging recession I think there's going to be a good case for that – Timothy Geithner
  8. What's wrong is that we are not participating to make this the type of government it needs to be – Mike Lowry
  9. There's not a single business model and there's not a single type of electronic content There are really a lot of opportunities and a lot of options and we just have to discover all of them – Tim O'Reilly
  10. I'm not the type who'll yell about my achievements from the rooftops – Aishwarya Rai
  11. Some people have been kind enough to call me a fine artist I've always called myself an illustrator I'm not sure what the difference is All I know is that whatever type of work I do I try to give it my very best Art has been my life – Norman Rockwell
  12. For this reason strangers are not really conceived as individuals but as strangers of a particular type the element of distance is no less general in regard to them than the element of nearness – Georg Simmel
  13. I just want to do something risque for my debut purely because I didn't want to make an entrance being the pretty sweet type that I've been seen as for the last 3 years – Holly Valance
  14. What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games And I did all this myself – Steve Wozniak
  15. When entertainment was begun during the Depression it was supposed to take people's minds off reality People could sing dance act or do anything It was the type of entertainment that was available – Tina Yothers

Usage examples for type

  1. The latter were of a different type than those with whom the Indians later had to deal – Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society by Robert F. Murphy Yolanda Murphy
  2. And whether with strangers or at home remember Him Who was subject unto His parents Him of Whom Jephthah's daughter was but a faint type – Stray Thoughts for Girls by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  3. It has a noble tone is of a noble type – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  4. Some revelation of the Type that is to say is necessary – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  5. And it's a type that makes me tired – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  6. Doctor Woods was of the same type – Tales and Trails of Wakarusa by Alexander Miller Harvey
  7. Nor was his type of mind attractive – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  8. “ A frogman emerged from the cave spring type spear gun pointed directly toward them – The Wailing Octopus by Harold Leland Goodwin
  9. “ A great lady of a type we're not familiar with that's all – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  10. So after all she had been to him from the first not a type but a woman – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  11. He was as far removed from the misunderstood type as could be wished and he was quite happy – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. He received him back from God s hand as a type of Him in Whom the promise would be fulfilled – The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews by Thomas Charles Edwards
  13. My other visitor who came a day or two later was a very different type of man – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. Before her mental vision he stood the very type of noble manhood – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  15. She had concluded at once that it was a type that did not interest her – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. What is the normal type of Christian faith – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  17. That doctor is a strange type said Stainton at last – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  18. They threw type at him – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  19. Just the second rate actress type don't you know – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  20. And on this paper were a few words type written – The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman

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