Type

Type may refer to:

In philosophy:

  • Type–token distinction

In mathematics:

  • Type (model theory)
  • Type theory, basis for the study of type systems
  • Type or arity, the number of operands a function takes
  • Type, any proposition or set in the intuitionistic type theory

In computing:

  • Typing, producing text via a keyboard
  • Data type, collection of values used for computations
  • Type (command), a DOS command to display contents of a file
  • Type (Unix), a POSIX shell builtin that gives information about commands
  • Type system, defines a programming language's response to data types

In sociology:

  • Ideal type
  • Normal type
  • Typification

Other:

  • Type (band), name of Portuguese DJ and musician Cyz (Cynthia Zamorano)
  • Type (designation), a model numbering system used for vehicles or military equipment
  • Typeface, used in typesetting
    • Sort (typesetting), cast metal type for printing
    • Type Museum, museum about the above
  • Architectural type, classification of architecture by functional types (houses, institutions), morphological types or historical types Architectural style subcategories
  • Dog type, categorization by use or function of domestic dogs
  • Type (biology), which fixes a scientific name to a taxon

Other articles related to "types, type":

USS S-1 (SS-105)
... the first three S-boats under the same general specifications but of different design types ... S-1 was what was known as a "Holland-type", while S-2 was a "Lake-type" and S-3 a "Government-type" ...
Diabetes Mellitus - History
... The first described cases are believed to be of type 1 diabetes ... Type 1 and type 2 diabetes where identified as separate conditions for the first time by the Indian physicians Sushruta and Charaka in 400-500 CE with type 1 associated with youth and type ...
American Quarter Horse - Breed Characteristics
14 and 16 hands high, although some Halter-type and English hunter-type horses may grow as tall as 17 hands ... There are two main body types the stock type and the hunter or racing type ... The stock horse type is shorter, more compact, stocky and well muscled, yet agile ...
American Quarter Horse - Breed Characteristics - Racing and Hunter Type
... Thus, they have long legs and are leaner than their stock type counterparts, but are still characterized by muscular hindquarters and powerful legs ... ability has earned them the nickname, "the world's fastest athlete." The show hunter type is slimmer, even more closely resembling a Thoroughbred, usually reflecting a higher percentage ...
Border Gateway Protocol - Message Header Format
... format bit offset 0–15 16–23 24–31 0 Marker 128 ... Length Type Marker Included for compatibility, must be set to all ones ... Type Type of BGP message ...

Famous quotes containing the word type:

    Are God and Nature then at strife,
    That Nature lends such evil dreams?
    So careful of the type she seems,
    So careless of the single life;
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    The ideal American type is perfectly expressed by the Protestant, individualist, anti-conformist, and this is the type that is in the process of disappearing. In reality there are few left.
    Orson Welles (1915–1984)

    To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel.
    Fran Lebowitz (b. 1951)