An idea or thought, esp. a generalized idea of a thing or class of things; abstract notion
A realistic style of painting that depicts scenes from everyday life.
A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference.
A distinct area of a town, county, or country:
The act or process of dividing.
(Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
Such a class or group
Manner or state of being
(Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and designating a group of species that are presumed to be closely related and usually exhibit similar characteristics. In a scientific name, the genus name is capitalized and italicized, for example, Ovis for sheep and related animals.
A condition or situation, now specif. one that is difficult, unpleasant, embarrassing, or, sometimes, comical
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A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
(Linguistics) The morphemes of a language considered as a group.
(Countable) Any group or aggregation of things classed together as kindred or related from possessing in common characteristics which distinguish them from other things of the same order.
(Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
A distinct kind; sort; variety; class
A condition or mode of being, as with regard to circumstances:
A general or descriptive heading, as of a book chapter.
The definition of a type means people, places or things that share traits which allow them to belong to the same group.
The subject material taught to or studied by such a group:
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