typ´i|cal|ness

typ´i|cal|ness
typ|i|cal «TIHP uh kuhl», adjective.
1. being a type; representative: »

a typical American home. The typical Thanksgiving dinner consists of turkey, cranberry sauce, several vegetables, and mince or pumpkin pie.

SYNONYM(S): illustrative.
2. of or having to do with a type or representative specimen; characteristic: »

the hospitality typical of the frontiersman, the swiftness typical of a gazelle.

SYNONYM(S): distinctive.
4. Biology. that is the type of the genus, family, or other group.
[< Medieval Latin typicalis figurative, symbolic < Latin typicus typic < typus; see etym. under type (Cf.type)]
typ´i|cal|ness, noun.

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  • typ — typ; typ·able; typ·age; typ·al; typ·embryo; typ·er; typ·ic; typ·i·cal; typ·i·cal·i·ty; typ·i·cal·ly; typ·i·cal·ness; typ·i·fi·ca·tion; typ·i·fy; typ·i·ness; typ·ist; typ·iste; Var·i·Typ·er; var·i·typ·ist; her·ma·typ·ic; an·ti·typ·ic;… …   English syllables

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  • pro — pro·bate; pro·ba·tion·ary; pro·bos·cid·ea; pro·bos·ci·de·an; pro·ca·vi·id; pro·ce·dur·al; pro·ce·dure; pro·ceed; pro·ce·leus·mat·ic; pro·cess; pro·ces·sion; pro·ces·sion·al; pro·chordate; pro·claim; pro·clit·ic; pro·coe·lia; pro·coe·li·an;… …   English syllables

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