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type

 (tīp)
n.
1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class: That type of car was popular in the 1970s. See Synonyms at kind.
2.
a. A person or thing having the features of a group or class: He is the type of person that is bound to get into trouble.
b. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment: "He was the perfect type of a military dandy" (Joyce Cary).
c. A person regarded as exemplifying a particular profession, rank, or social group: a group of executive types; a restaurant frequented by tourist types.
3. A figure, representation, or symbol of something to come, such as an event in the Old Testament that is believed to foreshadow another in the New Testament.
4. Biology The type specimen, type species, or type genus, which serves as the basis for the name of a species, genus, or family.
5. Printing
a. A small block of metal or wood bearing a raised letter or character on the upper end that leaves a printed impression when inked and pressed on paper.
b. Such pieces considered as a group.
c. Printed or typewritten characters; print: Let's see how your letter looks in type.
d. A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface: a sans-serif type.
6. A pattern, a design, or an image impressed or stamped onto the face of a coin.
v. typed, typ·ing, types
v.tr.
1.
a. To write (something) using a typewriter.
b. To input (something) manually on an electronic device, especially by using a keyboard.
2.
a. To assign to a category; classify or characterize: a political candidate who was typed as indecisive.
b. To determine the antigenic characteristics of (a blood or tissue sample).
c. To typecast: an actor afraid of being typed as a gangster.
v.intr.
To write with a typewriter or computer keyboard.
Idiom:
(one's) type
A person to whom one should be sexually attracted or romantically inclined: With her interest in art, she should be just your type.

[Middle English, symbol, from Late Latin typus, type, from Latin, image, from Greek tupos, impression.]

typing

(ˈtaɪpɪŋ)
n
1. the work or activity of using a typewriter or word processor
2. the skill of using a typewriter quickly and accurately
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.typing - writing done with a typewritertyping - writing done with a typewriter  
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
double-spacing - typing that leaves alternate lines blank
single-spacing - typing that does not leave lines blank
triple-spacing - typing that leaves two lines blank between lines of typing
touch system, touch typing - typewriting in which the fingers are trained to hit particular keys; typist can read and type at the same time
Translations
strojopis
maskinskrivning
gépírásírógépelés
vélritun
strojopis
tipkanje
daktilo yazısı

typing

[ˈtaɪpɪŋ]
A. Nmecanografía f
B. CPD typing agency Nagencia f mecanográfica
typing error Nerror m mecanográfico
typing paper Npapel m para máquina de escribir
typing pool Nservicio m de mecanografía
typing speed Npalabras fpl por minuto (mecanografiadas)

typing

[ˈtaɪpɪŋ] n (= technique) → dactylo(graphie) f; [document] → saisie f
Her typing is very fast
BUT Elle tape très vite.
to do some typing → taper quelque chose, faire de la saisietyping error nfaute f de frappetyping paper npapier m machinetyping pool npool m de dactylostyping speed n
his typing speed is 60 → il tape 60 mots à la minute

typing

nTippen nt (inf); (with typewriter) → Maschinenschreiben nt; the noise of her typing drove me madihr Tippen machte mich wahnsinnig; his typing isn’t very gooder kann nicht besonders gut tippen

typing

:
typing error
nTippfehler m
typing pool
nSchreibzentrale f
typing speed
nSchreibgeschwindigkeit f

typing

[ˈtaɪpɪŋ]
1. n (skill) → dattilografia
have you finished that typing? → hai finito quelle cose che dovevi battere a macchina?
2. adj (lesson) → di dattilografia; (paper) → per macchina da scrivere

type2

(taip) noun
1. (a particular variety of) metal blocks with letters, numbers etc used in printing. Can we have the headline printed in a different type?
2. printed letters, words etc. I can't read the type – it's too small.
verb
to write (something) using a typewriter. Can you type?; I'm typing a letter.
ˈtyping, typewriting noun
writing produced by a typewriter. fifty pages of typing.
ˈtypist noun
a person whose job is to type. She works as a typist; She is a typist in a publishing firm.
ˈtypewriter noun
a machine with keys for printing letters on a piece of paper. a portable / an electric typewriter.

typ·ing

n. tipificación de tejidos, determinación por tipos;
blood ___determinación del grupo sanguíneo.
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The genetic background of the isolate was determined by multilocus sequence typing (MLST) (6) and sequence typing of the tandem repeat region of protein A gene (spa typing) (7).
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Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and typing of the staphylococcal chromosome cassette mec (SCCmec) region showed that both MRSA strains were identical.
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We previously reported outbreaks caused by strains resistant to ampicillin and streptomycin (resistance type R-AS, herein); the strains' reactions against the phages used in bacteriophage typing did not conform to any known reaction patterns (phage type [PT] RDNC-a, herein, with the following reactions: (-) for #3, 5-7, 11-13, 15, and 16 phages; (+++) for #2 phage; opaque lysis [OL] for #4 and 9 phages; <OL for #10 phage; and ambiguous reactions (-/+++) were observed for #1, 8, and 14 phages) (3).
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Stored isolates were recultured for typing by using both sheep blood agar plates and enrichment broth (brain heart infusion and Vitox [Oxoid, Basingstoke, U.
In the last decade, a number of DNA typing techniques have been used to study the epidemiology of C.