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KK Pronunciation

〔 taIp 〕


〔 taip 〕

Overview of noun type

The noun type has 6 senses

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

  • 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")

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

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

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

  • 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

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

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