How to use Typifies in a sentence
It typifies not only the genus Chinchilla, but the family Chinchillidae, for the distinctive features of which see RODENTIA.
He is a firespirit, who is pressed into man's service, and typifies the advance from the stone age to a higher stage of civilization (working in metals).
Above all he typifies the Mahommedan's utter selfsurrender to a sacred cause.
The well-known Indian palm-squirrel, Funambulus palmarum, typifies an Indo-Malay genus allied to Xerus in skull-characters but with molars more like those of Sciurus.
Thackeray, Relation of St Paul to contemporary Jewish Thought (London, 1900), pp. 196 sqq.; Hagar typifies the old Sinaitic covenant, and Sarah represents the new covenant of freedom from bondage.Advertisement
In the Miocene Agriochoerus, which typifies a second sub-family (Agriochoerinae), there is no gland-pit in the skull, of which the orbit is open behind; while the upper incisors are wanting in the adult and the terminal toe-bones are claw-like rather than of the hoofed type.
Scientifically it is known as Cercopithecus (Erythrocebus) pates, and typifies a section of its genus of which the other representative is the East African nisnas (C. [E.] pyrrhonotus).
He typifies not the wisdom of knowledge but that worldly wisdom which results in financial success, and thus he is particularly the god of the Hindu shopkeeper.
Not until later are the small divisions of the south united under the name Judah, and this result is reflected in the genealogies where the brothers Caleb and Jerahmeel are called "sons of Hezron" (the name typifies nomadic life) and become descendants of Judah.
The East typifies the infinite, Greece the finite or reflective epoch, the modern era the stage of relation or correlation of infinite and finite.Advertisement
The cattle are the rain-clouds, and the slaying of their keepers typifies the victory of the sun over the clouds, or of spring over winter.
Originally a milk bar, Brucciani's typifies the simple, geometric ' high street deco ' styling popular at the time.
His early diptych High Life / Low Life (1829) typifies the contrast between Scotland and England as one of character.
Some fine clarinet playing held the melody, and created the haunting swooping stops and nuances which typifies the music.
Its excellent disease resistance typifies why roses are enjoying an upsurge in popularity again.Advertisement
Belonging to the family Lemuridae (see PRIMATES) it typifies the subfamily Indrisinae, which includes the avahi and the sifakas (q.v.).
In many respects, especially the form of the lower jaw, Anthracotherium, which is of Oligocene and Miocene age in Europe, and typifies the family Anthracotheriidae, is allied to the hippopotamus, of which it is probably an ancestral form.
It is the only species of its genus, and typifies a subfamily, Rupicaprinae, of hollowhorned ruminants in some degree intermediate between antelopes and goats (see ANTELOPE).
The unmistakable unbroken knotwork symbolizing eternal life typifies the ancient Celtic artists and craftsmanship that dates back well over 2000 years.
This, dear reader, typifies the kind of luck I have with women.Advertisement
In many ways the new program, MSc Leading Sustainable Change, typifies the above approach.
In many ways, Weymouth typifies what is going on in small towns across Britain.
The film is set in Japan 's industrial heartlands, a far cry from the neon metropolis that often typifies Japanese urban settings.