the sort of newspaper dealing in sensational stories
nature may imply inherent, essential resemblance rather than obvious or superficial likenesses.
two problems of a similar nature
description implies a group marked by agreement in all details belonging to a type as described or defined.
not all acts of that description are actually illegal
character implies a group marked by distinctive likenesses peculiar to the type.
research on the subject so far has been of an elementary character
We were not prepared to face this type of crisis.
We studied various types of trees.
a seedless type of orange
He only likes two types of music.
She likes all types of books. Verb
How fast can you type?
I never learned how to type.
She asked her secretary to type a memo. See More
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Research shows it’s one of the most important nutrients in immune function and helps your T-cells, a type of white blood cell, work at their best.—Erica Sweeney, Men's Health, 20 Jan. 2023 No other group of people or specific type of performance is included.—Jo Yurcaba, NBC News, 20 Jan. 2023 Based on the prosecutors’ account, Walshe appears to have left behind nearly every type of evidence authorities normally look for in no-body cases, DiBiase told The Post.—Ben Brasch, Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2023 And a similar case was recently seen in Nevada, though that strain remained sensitive to at least one type of antibiotic.—Erin Prater, Fortune, 20 Jan. 2023 The obstacles Rainey overcomes to access care illustrate a type of medical inequity that transgender people who live in the rural U.S.—Helen Santoro, CBS News, 20 Jan. 2023 Because there are countless varieties, ask your local flower shop or hardware store which type is best suited to your geographic area.—Kate Mcgregor, ELLE Decor, 20 Jan. 2023 On that app, the suffix -core is frequently used as a modifier to describe a type of aesthetic.—Time, 20 Jan. 2023 The stick vacuum is highly adjustable to tackle any type of mess that needs cleaning, with three suction modes—standard, medium, and max—that are quickly interchangeable.—Gabriela Izquierdo, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Jan. 2023
Using programs like Stable Diffusion, Midjourney, and OpenAI’s DALL-E 2, non-artists can type simple requests and, within seconds, get often impressive digital images in return.—Steve Mollman, Fortune, 19 Jan. 2023 Using tools like Stability AI's Stable Diffusion, Midjourney, or the DreamUp generator on DeviantArt, people can type phrases to create artwork similar to living artists.—Benj Edwards, Ars Technica, 16 Jan. 2023 Anyone using the system can type their vehicle information on FindMyTowedCar.org and check the location and status of their vehicle.—Detroit Free Press, 13 Dec. 2022 According to Semrush, Americans also type the word into search engines around 550,000 times a month.—Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 1 Dec. 2022 Just type up your label and preview it on the LCD screen before printing.—Olivia Lipski, Good Housekeeping, 2 Nov. 2022 On the map, users can type their city, state or ZIP code into a search bar to see which Indigenous communities resided there.—Jacquelyne Germain, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Oct. 2022 Shoppers can type in an item, such as red dress or blue shirt, a favorite brand or both and see what’s there.—Dallas News, 22 Aug. 2022 In recent months, text-to-image systems have advanced to the point that users can type in a phrase, such as an astronaut riding a horse, and receive a surprisingly realistic image in response.—The Physics Arxiv Blog, Discover Magazine, 16 Aug. 2022 See More
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Middle English, from Late Latin typus, from Latin & Greek; Latin typus image, from Greek typos blow, impression, model, from typtein to strike, beat; akin to Sanskrit tupati he injures and probably to Latin stupēre to be benumbed