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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A leaf or one side of a leaf, as of a book, letter, newspaper, or manuscript: tore a page from the book.
  • n. The writing or printing on one side of a leaf.
  • n. The type set for printing one side of a leaf.
  • n. A noteworthy or memorable event: a new page in history.
  • n. Computer Science A quantity of memory storage equal to between 512 and 4,096 bytes.
  • n. Computer Science A webpage.
  • n. A source or record of knowledge: in the pages of science.
  • transitive v. To number the pages of; paginate.
  • intransitive v. To turn pages: page through a magazine.
  • n. A boy who acted as a knight's attendant as the first stage of training for chivalric knighthood.
  • n. A youth in ceremonial employment or attendance at court.
  • n. One who is employed to run errands, carry messages, or act as a guide in a hotel, theater, club, or the U.S. Congress or another legislature.
  • n. A boy who holds the bride's train at a wedding.
  • transitive v. To summon or call (a person) by name.
  • transitive v. To summon or call (a person) by means of a beeper.
  • transitive v. To attend as a page.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the many pieces of paper bound together within a book or similar document.
  • n. One side of a paper leaf on which one has written or printed.
  • n. A figurative record or writing; a collective memory.
  • n. The type set up for printing a leaf.
  • n. A web page.
  • n. A block of contiguous memory of a fixed length.
  • v. To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript.
  • v. To turn several pages of a publication.
  • v. To furnish with folios.
  • n. A serving boy – a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education.
  • n. A youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households.
  • n. A boy employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body.
  • n. The common name given to an employee whose main purpose is to replace materials that have either been checked out or otherwise moved, back to their shelves.
  • n. A boy child.
  • n. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman’s dress from the ground.
  • n. A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  • n. Any one of several species of colorful South American moths of the genus Urania.
  • v. To attend (someone) as a page.
  • v. To call or summon (someone).
  • v. To contact (someone) by means of a pager.
  • v. To call (somebody) using a public address system so as to find them.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.
  • n. A boy child.
  • n. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman's dress from the ground.
  • n. A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  • n. Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania.
  • n. One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript.
  • n. A record; a writing.
  • n. The type set up for printing a page.
  • transitive v. To attend (one) as a page.
  • transitive v. To call out a person's name in a public place, so as to deliver a message, as in a hospital, restaurant, etc.
  • transitive v. To call a person on a pager.
  • transitive v. To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript; to furnish with folios.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To mark or number the pages of (a book or manuscript).
  • To make up (composed type) into pages.
  • To attend as a page.
  • n. One side of a written or printed leaf, as of a book or pamphlet.
  • n. 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. Any writing or printed record: as, the page of history; also, figuratively, a book: as, the sacred page.
  • n. In the manufacture of bricks by hand-molding, a slideway formed of iron rails on wooden supports.
  • n. A male servant or attendant.
  • n. 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. A stable-boy; a groom.
  • n. A shepherd's servant, whether boy or man.
  • n. In general, a child; a boy; a lad.
  • n. A contrivance of cord and steel clips for holding up a woman's train or skirt to prevent it from dragging on the ground.
  • n. Any one of several South American uraniid butterflies marked with black and green in such a manner as to suggest a page's uniform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a boy who is employed to run errands
  • n. in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
  • v. number the pages of a book or manuscript
  • n. English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
  • v. contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system
  • n. United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
  • v. work as a page
  • n. a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings
  • n. one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains

Etymologies

French, alteration of Old French pagine, from Latin pāgina.
Middle English, from Old French, possibly from Italian paggio, perhaps ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais, paid-, child.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Via Old French from Latin pāgina. (Wiktionary)
From Old French page, possibly via Italian paggio, from Late Latin pagius ("servant"), probably from Ancient Greek παιδίον (paidion, "boy, lad"), from παῖς (pais, "child"); some sources consider this unlikely and suggest instead Latin pagus ("countryside"), in sense of "boy from the rural regions". Used in English from the 13th century onwards. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • [The papers referred to in the preceding.] _Extract, verbatim, from last page but one and the last page_.

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  • Then copy from the page subdirectory one of your page*. dat files that is the problem case back up to the TARGETDIR so all of the pieces are in the same place.

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  • It should have the following files in it: metadata0000. dat - metadata info other0000. dat - information used to create a style sheet dict0000. dat - dictionary of words used to build page descriptions page - directory filled with page*. dat files glyphs - directory filled with glyphs*. dat files

    random($foo)

  • Instead of each page having a footer with page# 1 - 3, you can get the 3 pages on Sheet1 to have 1 = 96 3 and Sheet2 would have footer pages 4 - 6.

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  • You want to easily test a new landing page design tailored for a few high-value keywords against your existing landing page*.

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  • The fix for Safari and Google Chrome was to add to the @page directive for every page on the site (would have been sooo much easier if I could have done it in one place ...)

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  • Ad shows up on nearly every page of the 30,000 page+ site.

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  • I have an html page that I loaded into a variable ($page) via cURL, and I need to extract a piece of information from it.

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  • WHERE p. post_parent = '{$page - > ID}' AND p. post_status = 'publish' AND p. ID = m. post_id AND p. post_type = 'page' AND m. meta_key = 'tag' AND m. meta_value = 'email'

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