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Definitions of type:

part of speech: noun

A mark or figure struck or stamped upon something: an emblem or figure of something to come: a raised letter, etc., in metal or wood used in printing: a model in nature made the subject of a copy: ( nat. hist.) that which combines best the characteristics of a group: ( med.) the order in which the symptoms of a disease exhibit themselves.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

A mark of something; an emblem, sign, or symbol; a figure of something to come; the shape or form of a letter of the alphabet in metal; a peculiarity in the form of a disease; the original conception in art which becomes the subject of a copy; the perfect representation or idea of anything.

part of speech: noun

The mark or impression of something; an emblem; the first form of something, to be followed and copied; a model or pattern; an original design from which copies are to be made; a person who, or a thing which, stands as a foreshadowing of persons, things, or events which are to come later; a person in a story who represents an abstract quality; a person or thing representative of a group because of characteristics possessed in common with individuals of the group; a sample; in printing, a metal block bearing an impression of a letter, figure, etc., to be stamped in ink upon paper; such blocks taken collectively: formerly classified under names, as in the following table; now generally classified according to size, by a measure called a point, which equals 1- 72 of an inch, each size corresponding to one of the names formerly used; as, 12- point type, formerly called pica, prints letters 1- 6 of an inch high.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: adjective


part of speech: verb transitive

To make a copy of; to represent; to copy by means of a typewriter; to reproduce in letter- bearing metal blocks called type, or to make a plate impression of from such blocks.

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