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Type may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]


  • Typing, producing text via a keyboard, typewriter, etc
  • Data type, collection of values used for computations
  • TYPE (DOS command), a command to display contents of a file
  • Type (Unix), a command in POSIX shells that gives information about commands
  • Type safety, the extent to which a programming language discourages or prevents type errors
  • Type system, defines a programming language's response to data types



  • Type (biology), which fixes a scientific name to a taxon
  • Dog type, categorization by use or function of domestic dogs



Other uses[edit]

  • Type & antitype, in Typology
  • Type (song), a 1990 song by the band Living Colour
  • Type (designation), a model numbering system used for vehicles or military equipment
  • Architectural type, classification of architecture by functional types (houses, institutions), morphological types or historical types Architectural style subcategories
  • U.S. Navy type commands, senior commands for the specific "type" of weapon system (i.e., naval aviation, submarine warfare, surface warships) employed
  • Type of Constans, a 648 edict issued by Byzantine Emperor Constans II
  • Type (metaphysics), in philosophy

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