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  • English Word Type Definition A general form or structure common to a number of individuals; hence, the ideal representation of a species, genus, or other group, combining the essential characteristics; an animal or plant possessing or exemplifying the essential characteristics of a species, genus, or other group. Also, a group or division of animals having a certain typical or characteristic structure of body maintained within the group.
  • English Word Type Definition The original object, or class of objects, scene, face, or conception, which becomes the subject of a copy; esp., the design on the face of a medal or a coin.
  • English Word Type Definition A simple compound, used as a mode or pattern to which other compounds are conveniently regarded as being related, and from which they may be actually or theoretically derived.
  • English Word Type Definition A raised letter, figure, accent, or other character, cast in metal or cut in wood, used in printing.
  • English Word Type Definition Such letters or characters, in general, or the whole quantity of them used in printing, spoken of collectively; any number or mass of such letters or characters, however disposed.
  • English Word Type Definition To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure.
  • English Word Type Definition To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.
  • English Word Typed Definition of Type
  • English Word Typesetter Definition One who, or that which, sets type; a compositor; a machine for setting type.
  • English Word Typesetting Definition The act or art of setting type.
  • English Word Typewrite Definition To write with a typewriter.
  • English Word Typewriter Definition An instrument for writing by means of type, a typewheel, or the like, in which the operator makes use of a sort of keyboard, in order to obtain printed impressions of the characters upon paper.
  • English Word Typewriter Definition One who uses such an instrument.
  • English Word Typewriting Definition The act or art of using a typewriter; also, a print made with a typewriter.
  • English Word Typhlitis Definition Inflammation of the caecum.
  • English Word Typhlosole Definition A fold of the wall which projects into the cavity of the intestine in bivalve mollusks, certain annelids, starfishes, and some other animals.
  • English Word Typhoean Definition Of or pertaining to Typhoeus (t/*f/"/s), the fabled giant of Greek mythology, having a hundred heads; resembling Typhoeus.
  • English Word Typhoid Definition Of or pertaining to typhus; resembling typhus; of a low grade like typhus; as, typhoid symptoms.
  • English Word Typhomalarial Definition Pertaining to typhoid fever and malaria; as, typhomalarial fever, a form of fever having symptoms both of malarial and typhoid fever.
  • English Word Typhomania Definition A low delirium common in typhus fever.
  • English Word Typhon Definition According to Hesiod, the son of Typhoeus, and father of the winds, but later identified with him.
  • English Word Typhon Definition A violent whirlwind; a typhoon.
  • English Word Typhoon Definition A violent whirlwind; specifically, a violent whirlwind occurring in the Chinese seas.
  • English Word Typhos Definition Typhus.
  • English Word Typhotoxin Definition A basic substance, C7H17NO2, formed from the growth of the typhoid bacillus on meat pulp. It induces in small animals lethargic conditions with liquid dejecta.
  • English Word Typhous Definition Of or pertaining to typhus; of the nature of typhus.
  • English Word Typhus Definition A contagious continued fever lasting from two to three weeks, attended with great prostration and cerebral disorder, and marked by a copious eruption of red spots upon the body. Also called jail fever, famine fever, putrid fever, spottled fever, etc. See Jail fever, under Jail.
  • English Word Typic Definition Typical.
  • English Word Typical Definition Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative.
  • English Word Typical Definition Combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus.