type

type
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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. sign, emblem; kind, class, sort, nature; standard, model, example, ideal; group; letter, figure, character. See indication, printing, form. —v. type, class; symbolize; typewrite, touch-type, hunt and peck. See writing.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Kind]
Syn. sort, nature, character; see kind 2 , variety 2 .
2. [Classification]
Syn. standard, species, type genus, type species, variety; see also class 1 .
3. [Representative]
Syn. model, sample, example, prototype, archetype, copy order; see also representation .
4. [Letter]
Syn. symbol, emblem, figure, character, sign, typeface, font, screen font, bitmap font; see also letter 1 .
Fonts of type include: Gothic, black letter, old style, New style, modern, Roman, script, sans serif, Times Roman, Courier, Arial, PaLatino, Stymie, Bodoni, Cheltenham, Cloister, Cushing, Forum, Blado, Polifilo, Garamond, Goudy, Baskerville, Fournier, Melior, Plantin, DeVinne, Electra, Janson, Italia, Bembo, Caledonia, Bookman, Optima, Schoolbook, Helvetica, Venezia, Granjon, Caslon, Didot, Bruce, Vale, Endeavor, Wedding, Century, Century Schoolbook, Avant Garde, Futura. Sizes of type include: Excelsior or 3-point, Brilliant or 3«-point, Diamond or 4«-point, Pearl or 5-point, Agate or 5«-point, Non-pareil or 6-point, Minion or 7-point, Brevier or 8-point, Bourgeois or 9-point, Long Primer or 10-point, Small Pica or 11-point, Pica or 12-point, English or 14-point, Columbian or 16-point, Great Primer or 18-point. Styles of type include: standard, lightface, boldface, extrabold, italic, underline, all caps, small caps, cursive, open, extended, condensed, shaded, upright, slanted, superscript, subscript, strikethrough, redline, expanded, wide. v.
1. [To use a typewriter]
Syn. typewrite, keyboard, keypunch, use a word processor, copy, transcribe, teletype, touch-type, hunt and peck*.
2. [To classify]
Syn. categorize, normalize, standardize; see stereotype .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. kind sort, class, breed, order, species, variety, persuasion, cast, genre, form, classification, genus, family, stock.
2. example model, archetype, pattern, standard, epitome, personification, essence, rule.
3. characters typeface, printing, font.
II
v.
1. classify categorize, sort, stamp, class, grade, order.
2. typewrite *hunt and peck, *touchtype, *bang out, key in, word process.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members: breed, cast, description, feather, ilk, kind2, lot, manner, mold, nature, order, sort, species, stamp, stripe, variety. Informal: persuasion. See GROUP. 2. A physical entity typifying an abstraction: embodiment, exteriorization, externalization, incarnation, manifestation, materialization, objectification, personalization, personification, substantiation. Rhetoric: prosopopeia. See SUBSTITUTE.

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