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.

Editors Contribution

  1. typing

    Verb form of the word type.

    The typing speed was amazing, when we touch type our typing speed is so productive.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 12, 2020  

How to pronounce typing?

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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 Cillizza:

    It’s facile. It shows an actual lack of understanding of reality tv( ca n’t believe I ’m typing that). It’s mediocre. It’s a time when viewers need to understand what’s going on at the highest levels of [ government ].

  2. 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.

  3. Julie Cote:

    So the results of this study when we measured muscle activity in walking we show lower muscle activity amplitude, we show more variable muscle activity patterns and we show less co-activation all with no impact on productivity on the typing performance.

  4. 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.

  5. Dani Vitale:

    I know you're all feeling lost without her at this moment in time. Remember that you have always been a community of Lovatics who LOVE, please remember that when you take out your phones and start typing. Remember that we all love her more than we can ever put into words. Please continue to send her love during her recovery.

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Translations for typing

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  • 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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