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Definition of Type

Type

  1. The mark or impression of something; stamp; impressed sign; emblem.
  2. Form or character impressed; style; semblance.
  3. A figure or representation of something to come; a token; a sign; a symbol; -- correlative to antitype.
  4. That which possesses or exemplifies characteristic qualities; the representative.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. A raised letter, figure, accent, or other character, cast in metal or cut in wood, used in printing.
  9. 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.
  10. To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure.
  11. To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.

Type Quotations

As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.
Johnny Depp

You not supposed to feel down over whatever happen to you. I mean, you're supposed to use whatever happen to you as some type of upper, not a downer.
Bob Marley

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Frank Zappa

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Benjamin Disraeli

I like to be wild, and I like to do wild, crazy things. I need excitement. At all times. Normal is not my type.
Neon Hitch
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Type Translations

type in Afrikaans is tipe, blokletter
type in Danish is maskinskrive
type in Dutch is drukletter
type in Finnish is tyyppi
type in German is Art {f}, Typ {m}, eintippen, Typ
type in Italian is fare, scommettere, tipo, sorta, vergare
type in Norwegian is skrive
type in Portuguese is tipo
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