stereotype

Definitions

  • STEREOTYPER
    STEREOTYPER
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v stereotype treat or classify according to a mental stereotype "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
    • n stereotype a conventional or formulaic conception or image "regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stereotype A plate forming an exact faximile of a page of type or of an engraving, used in printing books, etc.; specifically, a plate with type-metal face, used for printing.
    • Stereotype Fig.: To make firm or permanent; to fix. "Powerful causes tending to stereotype and aggravate the poverty of old conditions."
    • Stereotype The art or process of making such plates, or of executing work by means of them.
    • Stereotype To prepare for printing in stereotype; to make the stereotype plates of; as, to stereotype the Bible.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stereotype The duplicate, in one piece of type metal, of the face of a. collection of types composed for printing. Three processes are used.
    • n stereotype Loosely, an electrotype.
    • n stereotype The art of making plates of fixed metallic types; the process of producing printed work by means of such plates.
    • stereotype Of or pertaining to stereotype, or stereotyping, or stereotype printing: as, stereotype work: stereotype plates.
    • stereotype To cast a stereotype plate from: as, to stereotype a page or a form.
    • stereotype To prepare for printing by means of stereotype plates: as, to stereotype the New Testament.
    • stereotype To fix or establish firmly or unchangeably.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stereotype stē′rē-ō-tīp a solid metallic plate for printing, cast from an impression of movable types, taken on some plastic substance: art of fabricating solid casts in type-metal from pages of movable type
    • adj Stereotype pertaining to, or done with, stereotypes
    • v.t Stereotype to make a stereotype of: to print with stereotypes
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Quotations

  • David Hume
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    “Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
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    “A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.”
  • Naomi Weisstein
    Naomi Weisstein
    “A typical minority group stereotype -- woman as nigger -- if she knows her place (home), she is really a quite lovable, loving creature, happy and childlike.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Stereo-, + -type,: cf. F. stéréotype,

Usage

In literature:

A New American, from the late stereotype London edition, with ADDITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS.
"The Testimony of the Rocks" by Hugh Miller
Hence every principle has its limitations, and circumstances will always arise which defy all stereotyped formations.
"Cavalry in Future Wars" by Frederick von Bernhardi
They are much more individual, much less stereotyped and monotonous.
"Gems (?) of German Thought" by Various
I think every lineament on my face must be stereotyped on his memory.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
The Brighton meets are stereotyped.
"A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses" by J. S. Rarey
At regular intervals appeared a house, generally of the stereotyped bungalow form.
"Louisiana Lou" by William West Winter
Now we have both in a form which will endure with the stereotype plates.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 1 January 1848" by Various
The letter bristles with stereotyped generalities and Unionism.
"Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863" by Adam Gurowski
These are always one of three stereotyped designs; they are not works of art at all.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
He could never content himself with stereotyped employment.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
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In news:

I am a doctor of veterinary medicine, currently pursuing a PhD with research on pit bull-type of dogs, dog stereotyping and dog fighting.
Obeidallah says Cohen uses the worst Arab stereotypes.
Wiping Stereotypes Of India off the Books .
Pacific Standard Time exhibitions changed a cultural stereotype.
Pattern Thinkers (PT) are "Creatures of Habit," meaning they stereotype what they do.
Mindy Kaling, creator and star of "The Mindy Project," is among the actresses challenging the stereotype of the leading lady.
Actresses like Mindy Kaling and Lena Dunham are challenging the stereotype of the svelte leading lady.
A 'living library' to prick stereotypes.
Italian Women Who Defy Stereotypes (Anonymous).
In cities across the country, long-standing stereotypes of the American bicyclist are falling away.
Former Siloam Mission resident defies too-common stereotype.
Two Prince George's County police officers remain suspended with pay for their alleged roles in a video that depicts racially stereotypical actions and was posted on the Internet.
"They tell me that they've been stereotyped and discriminated against ," he said.
Flay said he is not surprised it failed because Hasbro was trying to appeal to boys in a stereotypical way.
She hopes Lindblom's Arab culture center shatters stereotypes.
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In science:

Rhetorical Analysis To find the stereotypical relations in the domain, RST proposed by Mann & Thompson is used as a descriptive tool.
A Corpus-based Evaluation of a Domain-specific Text to Knowledge Mapping Prototype
Power relations, stereotypes, and other important factors come in at this level.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
The kind of model he proposed has become a stereotype of a class of theories referred as first order.
Heat conduction in relativistic systems: alternatives and perspectives
The role and the influence of gender and related stereotypes in the processes of perception, acceptance and adoption of new technologies and information systems have been examined and discussed in a multitude of studies.
Are e-readers suitable tools for scholarly work?
Black hole stereotyping: Induced gravito-static polarization.
Influence of internal structure on the motion of test bodies in extreme mass ratio situations
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