noun (plural typos) Etymology: short for typographical (error) Date: 1878 an error (as of spelling) in typed or typeset material

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  • typo — typo …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • typo- — ♦ Élément, du gr. tupos « marque, caractère ». ⇒ type; type, typie. type, typie, typo . éléments, du gr. tupos, empreinte, modèle . typo V. type. ⇒TYPO , élém. formant Élém. tiré du subst. typographie, entrant dans la constr. de qq. termes du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • typo — ty‧po [ˈtaɪpəʊ ǁ poʊ] noun [countable] informal a small mistake in the way something has been Typed or printed * * * typo UK US /ˈtaɪpəʊ/ noun [C] INFORMAL ► a small mistake in a printed text: »The text was full of typos …   Financial and business terms

  • Typo — Ty po, n. [An abbreviation of typographer.] A compositor. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Typo — Ty po, n. [An abbreviation of typographical error.] a typographical error; an error in typing, printing, etc. [Colloq.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • typo — 1816, short for typographer; 1892 as short for typographical error (see TYPOGRAPHY (Cf. typography)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • typo — meaning a typographical error, has the plural form typos …   Modern English usage

  • typo — ► NOUN (pl. typos) informal ▪ a typographical error …   English terms dictionary

  • typo — ☆ typo1 [tī′pō ] n. pl. typos Informal a typographical error; mechanical mistake made in setting type or in typing typo2 or typog abbrev. 1. typographer 2. typographic 3. typographical 4. typography …   English World dictionary

  • typo- — [tī′pō, tī′pə] [< Gr typos: see TYPE] combining form type [typography, typology] …   English World dictionary

  • typo — typographe [ tipɔgraf ] n. • tipographe 1554; de typo et graphe ♦ Professionnel qui exerce une des spécialités de la typographie (metteur en pages, imposeur, minerviste...). Spécialt Compositeur à la main. « Le journaliste souhaiterait au moins… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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