type definição, type significado | dicionário de inglês definição

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1    a kind, class, or category, the constituents of which share similar characteristics  
2    a subdivision of a particular class of things or people; sort  
what type of shampoo do you use?     
3    the general form, plan, or design distinguishing a particular group  
4    Informal   a person who typifies a particular quality  
he's the administrative type     
5    Informal   a person, esp. of a specified kind  
he's a strange type     
a    a small block of metal or more rarely wood bearing a letter or character in relief for use in printing  
b    such pieces collectively  
7    characters printed from type; print  
8      (Biology)  
a    the taxonomic group the characteristics of which are used for defining the next highest group, for example Rattus norvegicus (brown rat) is the type species of the rat genus Rattus  
b    (as modifier)  
a type genus, a type species     
9       See       type specimen  
10    the characteristic device on a coin  
11      (Linguistics)   a symbol regarded as standing for the class of all symbols identical to it  
   Compare       token       8  
12      (Logic)   a class of expressions or of the entities they represent that can all enter into the same syntactic relations. The theory of types was advanced by Bertrand Russell to avoid the liar paradox, Russell's paradox, etc.  
13      (Philosophy)   a universal. If a sentence always has the same meaning whenever it is used, the meaning is said to be a property of the sentence-type  
   Compare       token       9  
14      (Chiefly Christian theol)   a figure, episode, or symbolic factor resembling some future reality in such a way as to foreshadow or prefigure it  
15    Rare   a distinctive sign or mark  
16    to write (copy) on a typewriter  
17    tr   to be a symbol of; typify  
18    tr   to decide the type of; clarify into a type  
19    tr     (Med)   to determine the blood group of (a blood sample)  
20    tr     (Chiefly Christian theol)   to foreshadow or serve as a symbol of (some future reality)  
     (C15: from Latin typus figure, from Greek tupos image, from tuptein to strike)  

blood type  
      n      another name for       blood group  
character type  
      n     (Psychol)   a cluster of personality traits commonly occurring together in an individual  
founder's type  
      n     (Printing)   special type cast by a type founder for hand composition, as opposed to type cast in a mechanical composing machine  
i-type semiconductor  
      n      another name for       intrinsic semiconductor  
1    (of a semiconductor) having more conduction electrons than mobile holes  
2    associated with or resulting from the movement of electrons in a semiconductor  
n-type conductivity        (Compare)        p-type  
personality type  
      n     (Psychol)   a cluster of personality traits commonly occurring together  
1    (of a semiconductor) having a density of mobile holes in excess of that of conduction electrons  
2    associated with or resulting from the movement of holes in a semiconductor  
p-type conductivity         Compare       n-type  
spectral type   , class  
      n   any of various groups into which stars are classified according to characteristic spectral lines and bands. The most important classification (Harvard classification) has a series of classes O, B, A, F, G, K, M, the series also being a scale of diminishing surface temperature  
tissue type  
      n   the inherited chemical characteristics of the bodily tissue of an individual that are recognized and, when grafted, are accepted or rejected by the immune system of another individual. The tissue type is determined by the histocompatibility antigens  
      vb   intr   to type without having to look at the keys of the typewriter  
  touch-typist      n  
      combining form  
1    type or form  
2    printing type or photographic process  
     (from Latin -typus, from Greek -typos, from tupos type)  
type founder  
      n   a person who casts metallic printer's type  
  type founding      n  
  type foundry      n  
      adj   having the height of a piece of type, standardized as 0.918 inches  
type metal  
      n     (Printing)   an alloy of tin, lead, and antimony, from which type is cast  
type I error  
      n     (Statistics)   the error of rejecting the null hypothesis when it is true, the probability of which is the significance level of a result  
type specimen  
      n     (Biology)   the original specimen from which a description of a new species is made,   (Also called)    holotype  
type II error  
      n     (Statistics)   the error of not rejecting the null hypothesis when it is false. The probability of avoiding such an error is the power of the test and is a function of the alternative hypothesis  
V-type engine  
      n   a type of internal-combustion engine having two cylinder blocks attached to a single crankcase, the angle between the two blocks forming a V  
wild type  
      n     (Biology)   the typical form of a species of organism resulting from breeding under natural conditions  
Dicionário de inglês definição  


1    breed, category, class, classification, form, genre, group, ilk, kidney, kind, order, sort, species, stamp, strain, style, subdivision, variety  
2    case, characters, face, fount, print, printing  
3    archetype, epitome, essence, example, exemplar, model, norm, original, paradigm, pattern, personification, prototype, quintessence, specimen, standard  

Dicionário de inglês sinônimos  

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Type of car with a hatch at the rear of the car, above the cargo area of the aft compartment, that opens upwards when opening the boot door.
blend of "slacker" and "activism". Act of participating to pointless activities as a type of activism.
Signing on-line petitions or wearing bracelets against war are forms of slacktivism
1. shoot with a firearm using a type of cartridge that contains gunpowder but neither bullet nor pellet. 2. [slang][fig.] be infertile and unlikely to impregnate a woman (due to various issues such as a low sperm count)
1.The squaddies were training, shooting blanks 2.We had been trying to have a baby for ages until a series of fertility tests revealed I was shooting blanks.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
artificial long word coined to mean a lung disease known as silicosis, a type of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of ultra-microscopic particles of crystalline silica volcanic dust. It has the particularity of being the longest word in the English language published in a dictionary
Longer tech. terms exist (up to 189,819 letters!).The word, presumably coined in 1935 by E.M. Smith (pres. of the National Puzzlers'League) in imitation of very long medical terms, contains 45 letters
Any various types of snack or appetizer in Mexican cuisine
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