blood type

noun

Definition of blood type

chiefly US
: one of the eight different blood categories into which humans are separated
  • Her blood type is B negative.

Word by Word Definitions

blood play
  1. : the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body

  2. : a comparable fluid of an invertebrate

  3. : a fluid resembling blood

  1. : to stain or wet with blood

  2. : bleed

  3. : to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey

type play
  1. : a particular kind, class, or group

  2. : something distinguishable as a variety : sort

  3. : a member of an indicated class or variety of people

  1. : to write something on a typewriter or enter data into a computer by way of a keyboard

  2. : to produce (a character, a document, etc.) using a keyboard (as on a typewriter or computer)

  3. : to identify as belonging to a type: such as


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blood type

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