Complete Definition of "type"

see|Type
wikipedia|dab=type
English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-type.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪp|-aɪp

Etymology
:From L. typus, from Gr. ÏÏÏÎ¿Ï typos "dent, impression, mark, figure, original form", from root of ÏÏÏÏειν typtein "to strike, beat".

Noun
en-noun

  1. A grouping based on shared characteristics; a class.
  2. An individual that represents the ideal for its class; an embodiment.
  3. A block of metal or wood having a raised letter or character on its surface used for printing; also, a set of such blocks.
  4. biology. An individual considered representative of members of its taxonomic group: the type of a genus, family, etc.
  5. theology: an event or person that prefigures or foreshadows a later event - commonly Old Testament events linked to Christian times.
  6. comptheory A tag attached to variables and values used in determining what values may be assigned to what variables.

Related terms
Sense (1)
*blood type
*typology

Sense (3)
*movable type
*typesetter
*typewriter

Sense (5)
*antitype
*archetype
*typology

Synonyms
class (1)
genre (1)
kind (1)
sort (1)

Translations
trans-top|a grouping based on shared characteristics;
French: #French|type m, genre m
German: Art f (1), Typ m
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Kurdish: KUchar|جÛر, KUchar|ÙÙâÙع
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trans-top|an individual that represents the ideal for its class;
German: Typ m
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trans-top|a block of metal or wood having a raised letter or character on its surface
French: caractère m
German: Letter f (3), Type f (3);
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trans-top|biology
German: Typus m
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trans-top|theology
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trans-top|computing theory
German: Typ m, Typus m
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Translations to be checked
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Greek: ÏÏÏÎ¿Ï (typos) m, ÎµÎ¯Î´Î¿Ï (eidos) m
Japanese: ã¿ã¤ã (taipu)
Spanish: tipo

Verb
en-verb|typ|ing

  1. To put text on paper using a typewriter.
  2. To enter text or commands into a computer using a keyboard.
  3. To determine the blood type.

#:The doctor ordered the lab to type the patient for a blood transfusion.

Related terms
typing
typist
typo

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|طبع unicode|(ÊábaÊa)
Chinese: æå­ (dÇzì)
Dutch: typen
Finnish: kirjoittaa koneella
French: dactylographier, pianoter, taper
German: schreiben, tippen
Greek: <sup>(1)</sup> δακÏÏλογÏαÏÏ (daktilografo), <sup>(2)</sup> ÏληκÏÏÎ¿Î»Î¿Î³Ï (pliktrologo), <sup>(3)</sup> ÏÏÏÎ¿Î»Î¿Î³Ï (tipologo), ομαδοÏÎ¿Î¹Ï (omadopio)
Hungarian: gépelni, legépelni
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Italian: dattilografare
Japanese: ã¿ã¤ãã§æ㤠(ã¿ã¤ãã§ãã¤, táipu de útsu)
Korean: íìíë¤ (tajahada)
Portuguese: datilografar
Russian: пиÑаÑÑ Ð½Ð° маÑинке (pisátâ na mašínke)
Spanish: escribir a máquina, mecanografiar
Swedish: maskinskriva


Dutch

Noun
type (plural typen)

  1. #English|type

Derived terms
woningtype

Category:Dutch nouns


French

Etymology
From L. typus, from Gr. typos.

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #English|type

Category:Semantics

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Revision and Credits for"type"
  • 2007-12-22 02:08 - Circeus - Change deprecated template, Replaced: {{fr-noun-reg|m}} → {{fr-noun|m}} [[Project:AutoWikiBrowser|AWB]]

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