perhaps from Chin. t'ai-fung a cyclonic wind.] A violent whirlwind; specifically, a violent whirlwind occurring
in the Chinese seas.
(||Ty"phos) n. [NL.] (Med.) Typhus. [Obs.]
(Ty`pho*tox"in) n. [Typhoid + - toxic.] (Physiol. Chem.) A basic substance, C7H17NO2,
formed from the growth of the typhoid bacillus on meat pulp. It induces in small animals lethargic conditions
with liquid dejecta.
(Ty"phous) a. [Cf. F. typheux.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to typhus; of the nature of typhus.
(Ty"phus) n. [NL., fr. Gr. smoke, cloud, stupor arising from fever; akin to to smoke, Skr. dhpa
smoke.] (Med.) A contagious continued fever lasting from two to three weeks, attended with great prostration
and cerebral disorder, and marked by a copious eruption of red spots upon the body. Also called jail
fever, famine fever, putrid fever, spottled fever, etc. See Jail fever, under Jail.
(Typ"ic) a. Typical. "Typic shades." Boyle.
(Typ"ic*al) a. [L. typicus, Gr. from type: cf. F. typique. See Type.]
1. Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative.
The Levitical priesthood was only typical of the Christian.Atterbury.
2. (Nat. Hist.) Combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group; as, a typical genus.
Typ"ic*al*ly, adv. Typ"ic*al*ness, n.
(Typ`i*fi*ca"tion) n. The act of typifying, or representing by a figure.
(Typ"i*fi`er) n. One who, or that which, typifies. Bp. Warburton.
(Typ"i*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Typified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Typifying.] [Type + -fy.] To represent
by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
Our Savior was typified, indeed, by the goat that was slain, and the scapegoat in the wilderness.Sir T.
(Ty"po) n. [An abbreviation of typographer.] A compositor. [Colloq.]
(Typ"o*cos`my) n. [Gr. type + the world.] A representation of the world. [R.]
(Ty*pog"ra*pher) n. [Cf. F. typographe. See Typography.] A printer. T. Warton.
(Ty`po*graph"ic Ty`po*graph"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. typographique.]
1. Of or pertaining to the act or act of representing by types or symbols; emblematic; figurative; typical.
2. Of or pertaining to typography or printing; as, the typographic art.
(Ty*pog"ra*phy) n. [Type + - graphy: cf. F. typographie.]
1. The act or art of expressing by means of types or symbols; emblematical or hieroglyphic representation.
[Obs.] Sir T. Browne.