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type

Part of speech: Verb

To make a copy of; to represent; to copy by means of a typewriter; to reproduce in letter- bearing metal blocks called type, or to make a plate impression of from such blocks.

Part of speech: Noun

The mark or impression of something; an emblem; the first form of something, to be followed and copied; a model or pattern; an original design from which copies are to be made; a person who, or a thing which, stands as a foreshadowing of persons, things, or events which are to come later; a person in a story who represents an abstract quality; a person or thing representative of a group because of characteristics possessed in common with individuals of the group; a sample; in printing, a metal block bearing an impression of a letter, figure, etc., to be stamped in ink upon paper; such blocks taken collectively: formerly classified under names, as in the following table; now generally classified according to size, by a measure called a point, which equals 1- 72 of an inch, each size corresponding to one of the names formerly used; as, 12- point type, formerly called pica, prints letters 1- 6 of an inch high.

Part of speech: Past tense

Typed.

Part of speech: Past participle

Typing.

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