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Meaning of type

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of
           sculpture do you prefer?" [ant: {antitype}]
      2: 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"
         [syn: {character}, {eccentric}, {type}, {case}]
      3: (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used
         to define the next higher taxon
      4: printed characters; "small type is hard to read"
      5: all of the tokens of the same symbol; "the word `element'
         contains five different types of character"
      6: 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"
      v 1: write by means of a keyboard with types; "type the
           acceptance letter, please" [syn: {type}, {typewrite}]
      2: identify as belonging to a certain type; "Such people can
         practically be typed" [syn: {type}, {typecast}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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