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a combining form representing type, in compound words: typography, typology.
Compare -type.


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World English Dictionary
typo (ˈtaɪpəʊ)
n , pl -pos
informal Also called (Brit): literal a typographical error

typo. or typog.
abbreviation for
variants of typ.
typog. or typog.
abbreviation for

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Word Origin & History

1816, short for typographer; 1892 as short for typographical error (see typography).
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Computing Dictionary

typo definition

typographical error

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American Heritage
Abbreviations & Acronyms
typographical [error]
  1. typographer

  2. typography

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Example sentences
These two strangers had nearly identical email addresses, and it was a fateful
  typo that brought them together.
He'd maybe make one little typo, but his copy was clean and concise and it was
  an item.
Sorry about the typo on height in the second paragraph.
Then there was a crucial typo and some shoddy referencing.
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