Genus Types

Some articles on genus types, types, genus:

Cloud Types
... In the troposphere, ten genus types are derived by cross-classifying the physical categories into families defined by altitude range high, middle, low, and ... or groups to distinguish between moderate and towering vertical types ... category clouds are only found in the high-altitude family and therefore constitute a single genus cirrus ...

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    He’s one of those know-it-all types that, if you flatter the wig off him, he chatter like a goony bird at mating time.
    —Michael Blankfort. Lewis Milestone. Johnson (Reginald Gardner)

    Methinks it would be some advantage to philosophy if men were named merely in the gross, as they are known. It would be necessary only to know the genus and perhaps the race or variety, to know the individual. We are not prepared to believe that every private soldier in a Roman army had a name of his own,—because we have not supposed that he had a character of his own.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)