What does typing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typing, typewriting(noun)

    writing done with a typewriter


  1. typing(Noun)

    Assigning or classification by type.

  2. typing(Noun)

    the act of typing on a keyboard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Typing

    of Type


  1. Typing

    Typing is the process of writing or inputting text by pressing keys on a typewriter, keyboard, cell phone, or a calculator. It can be distinguished from other means of text input, such as handwriting and speech recognition. The world's first typist was Lillian Sholes from Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Christopher Sholes, the man who invented the first practical typewriter. User interface features such as spell checker, autocomplete, and autoreplace serve to facilitate and speed up typing and to prevent or correct errors the typist may make.

How to pronounce typing?

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How to say typing in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of typing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of typing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of typing in a Sentence

  1. Chris Rouland:

    If we sent unencrypted keyboard strokes as if we were a mouse it started typing on the computer, typing at a 1000 words per minute.

  2. An English Professor, Ohio University:

    I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top.

  3. The Meatball Shop owner:

    This is absolutely brilliant, often I want a pizza, but just dialing that number and talking to people or typing in my computer is just cumbersome.

  4. Anonymous:

    If you put a billion monkeys in front of a billion typewriters typing at random, they would reproduce the entire collected works of Usenet in about ... five minutes.

  5. The IG:

    Comey said he had a secure FBI laptop waiting for him in his FBI vehicle and that when he got into the vehicle, he was handed the laptop and began typing as the vehicle moved.

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Translations for typing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Maschinenschreiben, TippenGerman
  • tecleadoSpanish
  • typage, dactylographieFrench
  • clóscríbhneoireachtIrish
  • classificazione, digitazioneItalian
  • タイプ, タイピングJapanese
  • дактилографијаMacedonian
  • tastareRomanian
  • машинопись, дактилография, печатание, печатание на машинке, типированиеRussian

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