type as in identify as belonging to a certain type
"Such people can practically be typed"
typecast cast repeatedly in the same kind of role ; identify as belonging to a certain type
type as in a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
"what type of sculpture do you prefer?"
type as in a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
"a real character"
"a strange character"
"a friendly eccentric"
"the capable type"
"a mental case"
characterengrave or inscribe characters on ; an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); good repute; a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; a written symbol that is used to represent speech; (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes
eccentric a person with an unusual or odd personality ; a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; not having a common center
caselook over, usually with the intention to rob; enclose in, or as if in, a case; an occurrence of something; a special set of circumstances; a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; the actual state of things; a portable container for carrying several objects; a person requiring professional services; a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; a problem requiring investigation; a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; the quantity contained in a case ; nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence ; a specific state of mind that is temporary; a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); a specific size and style of type within a type family ; an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part ; the housing or outer covering of something; the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers; bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
type as in (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon
type as in printed characters
"small type is hard to read"
type as in all of the tokens of the same symbol
"the word `element' contains five different types of character"
type as in 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"