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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

Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type of confidence. And it is fragile. It can be blackened by fear and superstition.
Bernard Beckett

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

If we each take responsibility in shifting our own behavior, we can trigger the type of change that is necessary to achieve sustainability for our race or this planet. We change our planet, our environment, our humanity every day, every year, every decade, and every millennia.
Yehuda Berg

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

I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
Andy Warhol
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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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