jQuery .class selector vs type.class selector

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<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>


<div class="cyborgninja">content</div>

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content

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.class
jQuery(".cyborgninja").each(function(){
  var x = jQuery(this).html() + 'other content'
})
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type.class
jQuery("div.cyborgninja").each(function(){
  var x = jQuery(this).html() + 'other content'
})
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