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

Famous quotes containing the word type:

    Time has an undertaking establishment on every block and drives his coffin nails faster than the steam riveters rivet or the stenographers type or the tickers tick out fours and eights and dollar signs and ciphers.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    Only that type of story deserves to be called moral that shows us that one has the power within oneself to act, out of the conviction that there is something better, even against one’s own inclination.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    One type of rice nourishes one hundred types of people.
    Chinese proverb.