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Overview of noun type

The noun type has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (136) type

(a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?")

2. (7) character, eccentric, type, case

(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")

3. type

((biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon)

4. type

(printed characters; "small type is hard to read")

5. type

(all of the tokens of the same symbol; "the word `element' contains five different types of character")

6. type

(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")


Overview of verb type

The verb type has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) type, typewrite

(write by means of a keyboard with types; "type the acceptance letter, please")

2. (1) type, typecast

(identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can practically be typed")

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