from The Century Dictionary.

  • Constituting or representing a type; typical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Typical.

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  • adjective typical

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  • adjective being or serving as an illustration of a type


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  • The region has a hyperthermic soil temperature regime with aridic ustic and typic ustic soil moisture regimes.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)

  • They are primarily fine, kaolinitic, thermic, typic Hapludults of the Georgeville-Herndon association.

    Ecoregions of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia (EPA)

  • At an opposite extreme, Kant's categorical imperative has been taken to generate an approach to practical reasoning (via a “typic of practical judgment”) that is distinctive from other practical reasoning both in the range of considerations it addresses and its structure (Nell 1975).

    Moral Reasoning

  • In revealing his own stereo-typic thinking about Jews (they're Marxist, socialist, social, family-oriented, and they should "teem and throng" messily like Roth's and Bellow's do), Leonard does little to elucidate Malamud's art but does enlighten us about WASP expectations of "Jewish life" and "Jewish writers."

    Stories of Malamud

  • It will be argued below that the circu - larity of De Beer and Simpsons 'definition is not at all vicious, but whether it is or not, the circularity points up the priority of a nonevolutionary, phenotypic sense of homology, defined solely in terms of pheno - typic similarity, and logically independent of criteria of descent.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Darwin, of course, thought homology evidence in favor of evolution, but he utilized a nonevolutionary, pheno - typic concept of homology.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Who has not caught the sunbeam asleep in the mere washhand basin as water was poured out for the mere daily toilet -- and felt that heartening gratitude for the symbol of captured joy, which made the instant typic and immortal?

    Browning's Heroines

  • Here the Canon insists on the idea of sacrifice, a fact common to Western liturgies, while those of the East, except the Maronite, omit in their epicleses all reference to the typic sacrifices of the Old

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • In Avebury, as it was, can be found the early typic model of which Stonehenge is the final product.

    Stonehenge Today and Yesterday

  • I say I have not seen a single writer, artist, lecturer, or what not, that has confronted the voiceless but ever erect and active, pervading, underlying will and typic aspiration of the land, in a spirit kindred to itself.

    Democratic Vistas: Paras. 30–59. Collect


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