Meaning of type

Definition of type

(noun) a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?"
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"
(biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon
printed characters; "small type is hard to read"
all of the tokens of the same symbol; "the word `element' contains five different types of character"
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"
(verb) write by means of a keyboard with types; "type the acceptance letter, please"
identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can practically be typed"

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