Definition of "Type" :
noun: a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper
"He dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up."
noun: a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
"What type of sculpture do you prefer?."
noun: all of the tokens of the same symbol
"The word element' contains five different types of character."
noun: printed characters
"Small type is hard to read."
noun: (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon
noun: a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
"The capable type."
verb: identify as belonging to a certain type
"Such people can practically be typed."
verb: write by means of a keyboard with types
"Type the acceptance letter, please."