Stock vs Type - What's the difference?

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Stock is a related term of type.


As a noun stock

is stick, staff.

As a prefix stock

is used to emphasize.

As a verb type is

.

As an adjective type is

stereotypical.

stock

English

Noun

  • A store or supply
  • # (operations) A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.
  • We have a stock of televisions on hand.
  • # A supply of anything ready for use.
  • Lay in a stock of wood for the winter season.
  • # Railroad rolling stock.
  • # In a card game, a stack of undealt cards made available to the players.
  • # Farm or ranch animals; livestock.
  • # The population of a given type of animal (especially fish) available to be captured from the wild for economic use.
  • (finance) The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.
  • # The price or value of the stock for a company on the stock market
  • When the bad news came out, the company's stock dropped precipitously.
  • # (figurative) The measure of how highly a person or institution is valued.
  • After that last screw-up of mine, my stock is pretty low around here.
  • # Any of several types of security that are similar to a stock, or marketed like one.
  • The raw material from which things are made; feedstock
  • # The type of paper used in printing.
  • The books were printed on a heavier stock this year.
  • # Undeveloped film; film stock
  • Stock theater, summer stock theater
  • The trunk and woody main stems of a tree. The base from which something grows or branches.
  • * Bible, Job xiv. 8,9
  • Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground, yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
  • # (horticulture) The plant upon which the scion is .
  • #* Francis Bacon
  • The scion overruleth the stock quite.
  • # lineage, family, ancestry
  • ## (linguistics) A larger grouping of language families: a superfamily or macrofamily.
  • Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola .
  • A handle or stem to which the working part of an implement or weapon is attached
  • # The part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shooter's shoulder.
  • #*
  • # The handle of a whip, fishing rod, etc.
  • Part of a machine that supports items or holds them in place.
  • # The headstock of a lathe, drill, etc.
  • # The tailstock of a lathe
  • A bar, stick or rod
  • # A ski pole
  • # (nautical) A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.
  • # (nautical) The axle attached to the rudder, which transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.
  • # (geology) A pipe (vertical cylinder of ore)
  • A bed for infants; a crib, cot, or cradle
  • (folklore) A piece of wood magically made to be just like a real baby and substituted for it by magical beings.
  • (uncountable, countable) Broth made from meat (originally bones) or vegetables, used as a basis for stew or soup.
  • A necktie or cravat, particularly a wide necktie popular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horse riding competitions.
  • * 1915 , :
  • He wore a brown tweed suit and a white stock . His clothes hung loosely about him as though they had been made for a much larger man. He looked like a respectable farmer of the middle of the nineteenth century.
  • * 1978 , (Lawrence Durrell), Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 417:
  • His grey waistcoat sported pearl buttons, and he wore a stock which set off to admiration a lean and aquiline face which was almost as grey as the rest of him.
  • A piece of black cloth worn under a clerical collar.
  • (obsolete) A cover for the legs; a stocking
  • A block of wood; something fixed and solid; a pillar; a firm support; a post.
  • * Milton
  • All our fathers worshipped stocks and stones.
  • * Fuller
  • Item, for a stock of brass for the holy water, seven shillings; which, by the canon, must be of marble or metal, and in no case of brick.
  • (by extension, obsolete) A person who is as dull and lifeless as a stock or post; one who has little sense.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let's be no stoics, nor no stocks .
  • (UK, historical) The part of a tally formerly struck in the exchequer, which was delivered to the person who had lent the king money on account, as the evidence of indebtedness.
  • A thrust with a rapier; a stoccado.
  • (shipbuilding, in the plural) The frame or timbers on which a ship rests during construction.
  • (UK, in the plural) Red and grey bricks, used for the exterior of walls and the front of buildings.
  • (biology) In tectology, an aggregate or colony of persons, such as as trees, chains of salpae, etc.
  • The beater of a fulling mill.
  • (Knight)

    Synonyms

    * (farm or ranch animals) livestock * (railroad equipment) rolling stock * (raw material) feedstock * (paper for printing) card stock * (plant used in grafting) rootstock, understock * (axle attached to rudder) rudder stock * (wide necktie) stock-tie

    Derived terms

    * buffer stock * capital stock * certificated stock * common stock * corporate stock * deferred stock * growth stock * gunstock * laughingstock, laughing stock * livestock * penny stock * preferred stock * private stock * rolling stock * stand stock still * standing stock * stock answer * stock certificate * stock company * stock cube * stock exchange * stocfish * stockholder * stockish * stockist * stockless * stockman * stock market * stock option * stock performance * stock phrase * stockpicker * stockpile * stock split * stock-still * stock-take * stock-taking * stock up * stock vehicle, as opposed to custom vehicle * stocks * stocky * stockyard * take stock * tracking stock * treasury stock * unissued stock

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To have on hand for sale.
  • The store stocks all kinds of dried vegetables.
  • To provide with material requisites; to store; to fill; to supply.
  • to stock a warehouse with goods
    to stock a farm, i.e. to supply it with cattle and tools
    to stock land, i.e. to occupy it with a permanent growth, especially of grass
  • To allow (cows) to retain milk for twenty-four hours or more prior to sale.
  • To put in the stocks as punishment.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (nautical) To fit (an anchor) with a stock, or to fasten the stock firmly in place.
  • (card games, dated) To arrange cards in a certain manner for cheating purposes; to stack the deck.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of a type normally available for purchase/in stock.
  • stock items
    stock sizes
  • (racing, of a race car) Having the same configuration as cars sold to the non-racing public, or having been modified from such a car.
  • Straightforward, ordinary, very basic.
  • That band is quite stock
    He gave me a stock answer

    See also

    * DJIA * foodstock

    Anagrams

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    type

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A grouping based on shared characteristics; a class.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03
  • , author=Lee A. Groat, volume=100, issue=2, page=128, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= Gemstones , passage=Although there are dozens of different types of gems, among the best known and most important are diamond, ruby and sapphire, emerald and other gem forms of the mineral beryl, chrysoberyl, tanzanite, tsavorite, topaz and jade.}}
  • An individual considered typical of its class, one regarded as typifying a certain profession, environment, etc.
  • * 2002 , Pat Conroy, The Great Santini , page 4:
  • "I just peeked out toward the restaurant and there are a lot of Navy types in there. I'd hate for you to get in trouble on your last night in Europe."
  • An individual that represents the ideal for its class; an embodiment.
  • * 1872 , Mary Rose Godfrey, Loyal , volume 3, page 116:
  • Altogether he was the type of low ruffianism — as ill-conditioned a looking brute as ever ginned a hare.
  • (printing, countable) A letter or character used for printing, historically a cast or engraved block.
  • # (uncountable) Such types collectively, or a set of type of one font or size.
  • # (chiefly, uncountable) Text printed with such type, or imitating its characteristics.
  • The headline was set in bold type .
  • (biology) An individual considered representative of members of its taxonomic group.
  • Preferred sort of person; sort of person that one is attracted to.
  • (biology) A blood group.
  • (theology) An event or person that prefigures or foreshadows a later event - commonly an Old Testament event linked to Christian times.
  • (computing theory) A tag attached to variables and values used in determining which kinds of value can be used in which situations; a data type.
  • (fine arts) The original object, or class of objects, scene, face, or conception, which becomes the subject of a copy; especially, the design on the face of a medal or a coin.
  • (chemistry) A simple compound, used as a mode or pattern to which other compounds are conveniently regarded as being related, and from which they may be actually or theoretically derived.
  • The fundamental types used to express the simplest and most essential chemical relations are hydrochloric acid, water, ammonia, and methane.
  • (mathematics) A part of the partition of the object domain of a logical theory (which due to the existence of such partition, would be called a typed'' theory). (''Note : this to the notion of "data type" in computing theory.)
  • * Types, theory of. V.N. Grishin (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics . URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Types,_theory_of&oldid=14150
  • Logics of the second and higher orders may be regarded as type -theoretic systems.
    Categorial grammar is like a combination of context-free grammar and types .

    Synonyms

    * (grouping based on shared characteristics) category, class, genre, group, kind, sort, tribe * (computing theory) data type * (printing) sort * See also

    Derived terms

    * antitype * archetype * blood type * built-in type * composite type * cotype * ideal type * movable type * normal type * primitive type * structured type * typeface * type-safe * typesetter * typewriter * typography * typology * typology * user-defined type

    Verb

    (typ)
  • To put text on paper using a typewriter.
  • To enter text or commands into a computer using a keyboard.
  • To determine the blood type of.
  • The doctor ordered the lab to type the patient for a blood transfusion.
  • To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure.
  • To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.
  • * Tennyson
  • Let us type them now in our own lives.

    Descendants

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    Anagrams

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