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type [1].

[sup.1]type

Pronunciation: \'t[macron over i]p\

noun

1 : a particular kind or group of things or people : variety <a seedless type of orange> <He likes all types of books.>

2 : a set of letters or figures that are used for printing or the letters or figures printed by them

3 : the special qualities or characteristics by which members of a group are set apart from other groups <plants grouped by type>

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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