paging

Definitions

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n paging the system of numbering pages
    • n paging calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system) "the public address system in the hospital was used for paging"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In February 1878, the first telephone book was published in New Haven, Connecticut. The book was one page long and had fifty names in it.
    • n Paging The marking or numbering of the pages of a book.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Playboy debuted the triple-page centerfold in the March 1956 issue. Marian Stafford took the honors.
    • n paging Order of the pages of a book or writing, or the marks by which this order is indicated; pagination.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Public typists work at typewriters charging about 14 cents per page. On a good day, a public typist earns about $3.50.
    • Paging the marking or numbering of the pages of a book
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Quotations

  • Earl Warren
    Earl Warren
    “The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.”
  • Harry Hershfield
    Harry Hershfield
    “I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.”
  • Elias Canetti
    Elias%20Canetti
    “When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about.”
  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry%20Kissinger
    “I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.”
  • Billy Graham
    Billy%20Graham
    “I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.”
  • William Hazlitt
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    “No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.”

Idioms

On the same page - If people are on the same page, they have the same information and are thinking the same way.
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Read from the same page - When people are reading from the same page, they say the same things in public about an issue.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. pagina, a thing fastened—pangĕre, to fasten.

Usage

In literature:

See HOW THE PSALTER IS APPOINTED TO BE READ (page vii).
"The Worship of the Church" by Jacob A. Regester
Opening the book, then, at random, I discover on page 96 a biography of Lottie A. Kellow (her photograph graces the reverse of this page).
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
With Seven Full-page and Sixteen other Illustrations in the Text.
"The Captain's Bunk" by M. B. Manwell
With Three page Woodcuts.
"The King's Warrant" by Alfred H. Engelbach
Madam, will you bring the page's dress?
"In Doublet and Hose" by Lucy Foster Madison
Yet the thirty pages of "An Autumn Effect" could not be said to have a plot.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Because he is mentally prepared for the exercise of command (page 114) he sees things in their true proportions (page 4).
"Sound Military Decision" by U.s. Naval War College
This landmark, known far and wide as the Page place, is historic.
"Uncle Terry" by Charles Clark Munn
But on this occasion his subject baffled him; he wrote and rewrote whole pages, and then grew discontented with his work.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
Page, our other partner, you know, is quite as pretty as she is, and as nice, too, though in a different way.
"In the High Valley" by Susan Coolidge
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In poetry:

My heart was all a pleasant world
Of sunbeams dewed with April tears:
Life's brightest page was turned to me,
And naught I read of doubts or fears.
"One Year Ago" by Adah Isaacs Menken
O decent folk who read this page,
If you should own a bird in cage,
Throw wide the door, - God gave it wings:
Then hear how in your heart it sings!
"Captivity" by Robert W Service
And when the King had heard this thing,
His brow grew black as a winter night,
And he bade the pages seek and bring
Straightway the prince before his sight.
"The Ballad Of Saint Vitus" by Lord Alfred Douglas
Beneath a churchyard yew,
Decay'd and worn with age,
At dusk of eve methought I spied
Poor Slender's Ghost, that whimpering cried,
"O sweet! O sweet Anne Page!"
"Slender's Ghost" by William Shenstone
Even if she lived I cannot learn,
Or but a dead man's dream she were;
Page after yellow page I turn,
But cannot come again to her,
Although I know she must be there.
"A Face In A Book" by Richard Le Gallienne
Gay Chieftain! on the crimson rolls of Fame
Thy deeds are written with the sword;
But there are gentler thoughts which, with thy name,
Thy country's page shall hoard.
"Ripley" by Henry Timrod

In news:

The FORBES mobile home page, with easy navigation to a stream of real-time headlines and an expanded most popular page.
To save you the trouble of scrolling back through previous posts, I've put them in the PAGES section over on the right side of this page.
Yahoo has taken the mobile browser and improved it dramatically by integrating search and allowing users to view results rapidly without the need to open page after page.
Front pages of newspapers around the world reporting on the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden CLICK ON ANY PHOTO TO SEE FULL PAGE, START SLIDE SHOW.
You can also follow the links on that page to download the race application or to set up your own fundraising page.
Page 1 of 156, 10 results per page.
Pictured with the President are Dr Morris Chapman, left, Dr Frank Page and his wife Dayle Page.
Due to a printing error, the following pages of today's Times-Tribune may either be missing or replaced with pages from the McCreary County Record.
This is Facebook's actual login page, but phishing attackers have gotten good at duping people into entering their credentials into spoofed pages that look identical to this one.
Team Of The Week Page Click to View Team Of The Week Page.
When I go to the Nordstrom website to look at women's tops, I see the first page fine, but when I try to switch to page 2, I get a mixture of products instead of tops.
The FBI says that Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page shot himself in the head after an officer shot and wounded Page.
The fact that I've just negotiated almost 700 pages of T. C Boyle's short fiction -- who else of his generation could have assembled, by this point, a "Collected Stories" the size of the Phoenix white pages.
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The area affected is from the Page Springs Fish Hatchery to the Page Springs Restaurant.
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In science:

In that problem, a server holding a number of pages receives requests from its clients and schedules the broadcasting of its pages. A request is satisfied if the requested page is broadcasted in its entirety after the arrival time and before the deadline of the request.
Improved Randomized Online Scheduling of Intervals and Jobs
We track what pages our visitors read and construct a graph G on the set of all wiki pages V (see e.g., [33, 24]).
Approximation Algorithms for Semi-random Graph Partitioning Problems
If a visitor goes from page A to page B , we connect A and B with an edge.
Approximation Algorithms for Semi-random Graph Partitioning Problems
To summarize, in our example • edges between pages on one subject are not random (i.e. edges within a cluster); • edges between pages on different subjects are random (i.e. edges between clusters).
Approximation Algorithms for Semi-random Graph Partitioning Problems
Consideration of this problem may be useful in finding the mean clicking number for reaching a given target web page from any other web page for the first time.
First passage time for random walks in heterogeneous networks
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