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type a group of things or individuals having certain distinguishing characteristics in common; kind. [8 definitions]
Type A of, pertaining to, or designating a personality or a person characterized by impatience, aggression, and tenseness, and thus considered to be relatively prone to heart disease. (Cf. Type B.)
typeable combined form of type.
Type B of, pertaining to, or designating a personality or a person characterized by serenity, relaxation, and contentment, and thus considered to be relatively unlikely to incur heart disease. (Cf. Type A.)
typebar one of a series of slender bars on certain typewriters, to which the raised letters and figures are attached.
typecast to place (an actor) in a role that appears to suit his or her personality, appearance, or reputation. [2 definitions]
type-cast in printing, to prepare or cast (type). [2 definitions]
typeface the style, design, or size of a printing type, or the full collection of letters and numbers in that type. [2 definitions]
type foundry a factory for casting metal type.
type metal an alloy of tin, lead, and antimony, used in making printing types.
typescript a copy of a book, play, or the like that has been typewritten. [2 definitions]
typeset to set in type. [2 definitions]
typesetter a person or machine that sets type for printing; compositor.
typewrite to write or type with a typewriter.
typewriter a machine that produces type similar to that of print by the manual depression of keys that activate letters, numbers, or characters.
typhoid an infectious, potentially fatal bacterial disease that is characterized by high fever, diarrhea, and intestinal inflammation and transmitted by contaminated food or water; typhoid fever. [2 definitions]
Typhoid Mary a person who spreads any kind of disease, infection, or corruption.
typhoon a violent tropical hurricane or cyclone that occurs in the western Pacific area and the China Sea.
typhus a serious infectious disease that is transmitted by fleas, mites, and lice and is marked by high fever, headache, delirium, and a red rash.
typical displaying the distinctive qualities of a particular type of person or thing. [2 definitions]
typically usually; normally.