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type US English

A category of people or things having common characteristics

-type US English

(Forming adjectives) resembling or having the characteristics of a specified thing

type US Thesaurus

a pastor of the old-fashioned type

type New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

printed characters or letters; character for printing

true to form US English

Being or behaving as expected

one's type in type US English

The sort of person one likes or finds attractive

n-type US English

Denoting a region in a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of electrons

p-type US English

Denoting a region in a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of positive holes

Type A US English

A personality type characterized by ambition, high energy, and competitiveness, and thought to be susceptible to stress and heart disease

Type B US English

A personality type characterized as easygoing and thought to have low susceptibility to stress

in type US English

Composed and ready for printing

data type US English

A particular kind of data item, as defined by the values it can take, the programming language used, or the operations that can be performed on it

type site US English

A site where objects or materials regarded as defining the characteristics of a particular period were found

wild type US English

A strain, gene, or characteristic that prevails among individuals in natural conditions, as distinct from an atypical mutant type

blood type US English

Another term for blood group.

tissue type US English

A class of tissues which are immunologically compatible with one another

touch-type US English

Type using all one’s fingers and without looking at the keys

type metal US English

An alloy of lead, tin, and antimony, used for casting type

display type US English

Large or eye-catching type used for headings or advertisements

spectral type US English

The group in which a star is classified according to its spectrum, especially using the Harvard classification

type approval US English

Official confirmation from a government or other body that a manufactured item meets required specifications

type founder US English

A designer and maker of metal type

type locality US English

The place in which a type specimen was found

type species US English

The particular species on which the description of a genus is based and with which the genus name remains associated during any taxonomic revision

type specimen US English

The specimen, or each of a set of specimens, on which the description and name of a new species is based

display type New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

bold or eye-catching type used for headings or advertisements

personality type US English

A collection of personality traits that are thought to occur together consistently, especially as determined by a certain pattern of responses to a personality inventory

document type definition US English

A template that sets out the format and tag structure of an XML- or SGML-compliant document

in type in type US English

Composed and ready for printing

mistype US English

Make a mistake in typing (a word or letter)

retype US English

Type (text) again on a typewriter or computer, especially to correct errors

subtype US English

A secondary or subordinate type

antitype US English

A person or thing that represents the opposite of someone or something else

typecast US English

Assign (an actor or actress) repeatedly to the same type of role, as a result of the appropriateness of their appearance or previous success in such roles

true to form in true US English

Being or behaving as expected

tissue-type in tissue type US English

Determine the tissue type of


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