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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v page contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system
    • v page number the pages of a book or manuscript
    • v page work as a page "He is paging in Congress this summer"
    • n page one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
    • n page in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
    • n page a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings
    • n page a boy who is employed to run errands
    • n Page United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
    • n Page English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
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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.
    • Page A boy child.
    • Page A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman's dress from the ground.
    • Page A record; a writing; as, the page of history.
    • Page A serving boy; formerly, a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education; now commonly, in England, a youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households; in the United States, a boy or girl employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body. Prior to 1960 only boys served as pages in the United States Congress "He had two pages of honor -- on either hand one."
    • Page (Brickmaking) A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
    • Page (Zoöl) Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania.
    • Page One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript. "Such was the book from whose pages she sang."
    • Page (Print) The type set up for printing a page.
    • page To attend (one) as a page.
    • page To call a person on a pager.
    • page To call out a person's name in a public place, so as to deliver a message, as in a hospital, restaurant, etc.
    • v. t Page To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript; to furnish with folios.
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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 page One side of a written or printed leaf, as of a book or pamphlet. A folio volume contains 2 leaves or 4 pages in every sheet; a quarto (4to), 4 leaves or 8 pages; an octavo (8vo), 8 leaves or 16 pages; a duodecimo (12mo), 12 leaves or 24 pages; and an octodecimo (18mo), 18 leaves or 30 pages. Abbreviated p., plural past participle
    • n page In printing, types, or types and cuts, properly arranged as to length and width for printing on one side of the leaf of a book or pamphlet.
    • n page Any writing or printed record: as, the page of history; also, figuratively, a book: as, the sacred page.
    • n page In the manufacture of bricks by hand-molding, a slideway formed of iron rails on wooden supports. Each brick, as molded, is laid on a thin piece of board called a pallet, and slid on the page to the taking-off boy, to be wheeled away to the hack-ground.
    • page To mark or number the pages of (a book or manuscript).
    • page To make up (composed type) into pages.
    • n page A male servant or attendant. Especially— A boy attendant upon a person of rank or distinction; a lad in the service of a person of rank or wealth.
    • n page A boy or young man who attends upon the members and officers of a legislative body while in session: as, a Senate page; the pages in the House of Representatives.
    • n page A stable-boy; a groom.
    • n page A shepherd's servant, whether boy or man.
    • n page In general, a child; a boy; a lad.
    • n page A contrivance of cord and steel clips for holding up a woman's train or skirt to prevent it from dragging on the ground.
    • page To attend as a page.
    • n page Any one of several South American uraniid butterflies marked with black and green in such a manner as to suggest a page's uniform.
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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.
    • n Page pāj a boy attending on a person of distinction: a young lad employed as attendant: a contrivance for holding up a woman's skirt in walking
    • n Page pāj one side of a written or printed leaf—4 pages in a folio sheet, 8 in a quarto, 16 in an octavo, 24 in a duodecimo, 36 in an octodecimo: a book, record, or source of knowledge: the type, illustrations, &c. arranged for printing one side of a leaf:
    • v.t Page to number the pages of
    • n Page pāj (pl.) writings
    • ***


  • Earl Warren
    Earl Warren
    “The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.”
  • Elias Canetti
    “When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about.”
  • Henry Kissinger
    “I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.”
  • Emily Dickinson
    “There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over and actually read a volume of four or five hundred pages.”
  • William Hazlitt
    “No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.”


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


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. It. paggio, LL. pagius, fr. Gr. paidi`on, dim. of pai^s paido`s, a boy, servant; perh. akin to L. puer,. Cf. Pedagogue Puerile
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. pagina, a thing fastened—pangĕre, to fasten.


In literature:

We have seen above (page 221) that preceding the general, or systematic, course, there is in a number of colleges a simpler one.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
The missing page or pages were probably lost in separating the two manuscripts.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
Page, Mrs. Park, Mrs. Diaz, Mrs. Esther F. Boland, Miss Bryant and George H. Page spoke repeatedly for the association.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Built for the same people, though, Page & Company.
"Calumet 'K'" by Samuel Merwin
Complete in one large octavo volume of 324 pages.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
The immense advantage of this one-point-one-page system is that in arranging the order of reply you need only arrange the pages.
"The Art of Lecturing" by Arthur M. (Arthur Morrow) Lewis
I have about thirty pages of it done; it will be fifty to seventy I suppose.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
If the time before going to press is very short, the pages may be cut into more takes.
"News Writing" by M. Lyle Spencer
He can quote verses by the page, and has really a very pretty literary taste.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It is curious to remark that London only occupies some three or four pages.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury

In poetry:

This is the worst; for if truth
Shine in the Scripture page,
The spirit shall wear the wings of youth,
And live through an endless age.
"Death" by John Bowring
Unworthy though I am to claim
Remembrance fond of one like thee,
Yet on this page I trace my name,
That thou may'st sometimes think of me.
"Written In An Album" by Mary Anne Browne
'We know the practised finger,'
Said the books, 'that seems like brain;'
And the shy page rustled the secret
It had kept till I came again.
"The Dead House" by James Russell Lowell
She wished the women would not wail;
    She hoped that she might die;
She longed to be the little page,
    Who hid himself to cry.
"Two Mornings" by Sarah Orne Jewett
As stainless thought my hand should write,
Upon this page of spotless white;
Nor would I that thy falling tear
Should blot the wish recorded here.
"Written In An Album" by James Avis Bartley
Untaught by books, untrain'd by men,
Vers'd in the thoughts of bard or sage,
He yet had read from nature's hand,
A book unwrit, yet wise its page.
"The Indian" by Thomas Frederick Young

In news:

Only 12 pages in the 2,000-page Leveson report deal with the internet, triggering criticism that his recommendations are outdated.
If you arrived at this page as the result of a link on our site, please visit our feedback page to report the broken link.
Guaranteed exclusive promotion within your Category Page and List of Experts Page.
Is it possible for a book to be both a page-turner and a page-savorer.
Vance reviews trends with Yellow Pages advertising and reviews some of Schendel Pest Services' Yellow Pages strategies in recent years.
I find it sad that the only mention of nature in your 32-page Green & Nerdy section is an ad on page 19 for pest control.
The scanners are jamming because people are inserting the four-page ballots too quickly, instead of waiting for each page to go through.
The Riverton Utah page, for example, is not actually affiliated with the city, which does not maintain a Facebook page.
The site found that if you share a Web page on Facebook that has a "like" or "recommend" button, the page gets credit for two likes .
We'll put your ad on the main KAKEland Votes pages, and on the "local" page… 24-7 through 6pm on Aug 7th.
You will also receive 25,000 "page views" (your ad being seen one time on one page) spread over the rest of the pages of
Viewers can leave questions on "CBS Evening News" Anchor Katie Couric 's Twitter page or the CBS News Facebook page.
"For us, there's only one page," she added, referring to Oreo 's Facebook fan page.
It is Tuesday morning and I thought this week's newspaper was done, with the exception of the second front page article that normally is done by noon on Tuesdays to have something fresh on the front page.
PARIS — A story about charges filed against Rick Savage Sr. Of Bethel and published on Page B2 of the Oxford Hills edition and Page B1 of the River Valley edition contained an outdated criminal charge.

In science:

Modify the vector field to point into the page at the empty circle and out of the page at the dark circle.
Holomorphic disks and link invariants
The author of a web page knows only a small neighbourhood of existing web page.
Randomness and Complexity in Networks
Thus if these edges were links between web pages (the vertices), we are saying that both the new web page and the existing web page think the target of their common edges is a web page worthy of note.
Randomness and Complexity in Networks
Thus, for the World Wide Web, web pages are embedded in a high dimensional topic space, where pages that are positioned close together in the space contain similar content.
Infinite random geometric graphs
Weighted PageRank differentiates from the standard PageRank in only one aspect, that is, in choosing the next page, WPR gives a higher priority to those highly connected pages (Xing and Ghorbani 2004).
Agent-based Simulation of Human Movement Shaped by the Underlying Street Structure