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type

  

      n  
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     
6   
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  
      vb  
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  
n-type  
      adj  
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  
p-type  
      adj  
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  
touch-type  
      vb   intr   to type without having to look at the keys of the typewriter  
  touch-typist      n  
-type  
      n  
      combining form  
1    type or form  
archetype     
2    printing type or photographic process  
collotype     
     (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  
type-high  
      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  
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o.
Magnetic Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
o.
Penetrate Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
o.
Eddy current Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
o.
Ultrasonic Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
o.
Radiographic Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
n.
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts
n.
is a type of revolutionary culinary creations that combine original and unexpected food types and ingredients, resulting in delicious dishes...or awful misses.
Like watermelon and bread
adj.
Term used to describe low grade marijuana. This type of marijuana is usually brown, seedy, dry. The term is also used by many pot heads to describe anything that is low grade.
n.
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
n.
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) .

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