- The definition of a page is one side of something printed.
An example of page is the third piece of paper in a novel.
- Page is defined as to add numbers to pieces of paper, to flip through reading material, a request for response from someone over a public address system or a young assistant to an important person.
- An example of page is to put the numbers 1 through 300 on the pieces of paper in a book.
- An example of page is to go through a magazine.
- An example of page is a grocery clerk requesting the parents of a lost child to pick up the child at a specific location in the store.
- An example of page is the group of youths that deliver messages to congressmen and congresswomen.
Pages of a book.
page definition by Webster's New World
- one side of a leaf of a book, newspaper, letter, etc.
- the printing or writing on such a leaf, often with reference to the particular contents: the sports pages
- an entire leaf in a book, etc.
- a record of events: the pages of history
- an event or series of events that might fill a page: a colorful page in his life
- a unit of memory, consisting of one or more blocks
- Web page
- Printing the type set for printing a page
Origin: French ; from Classical Latin pagina, a page ; from base of pangere, to fasten: see peace
- Historical a boy training for knighthood, who attended a knight
- a boy attendant or servant, esp. one serving a person of high rank, as at court
- a young person, often in uniform, who runs errands, carries messages, etc., as in a legislature or hotel
Origin: Old French ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps or akin to Italian paggio ; from Classical Greek paidion, boy, diminutive of pais: see pedo-
page definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A leaf or one side of a leaf, as of a book, letter, newspaper, or manuscript: tore a page from the book.b. The writing or printing on one side of a leaf.c. The type set for printing one side of a leaf.
- A noteworthy or memorable event: a new page in history.
- Computer Science A quantity of memory storage equal to between 512 and 4,096 bytes.
- Computer Science A webpage.
- pages A source or record of knowledge: in the pages of science.
Origin: French, alteration of Old French pagine, from Latin pāgina; see pag- in Indo-European roots.
- pageˈfulˌ noun
- A boy who acted as a knight's attendant as the first stage of training for chivalric knighthood.
- A youth in ceremonial employment or attendance at court.
- 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.
- A boy who holds the bride's train at a wedding.
- To summon or call (a person) by name.
- To summon or call (a person) by means of a beeper.
- To attend as a page.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, possibly from Italian paggio, perhaps ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais, paid-, child; see pau-1 in Indo-European roots.
page - Computer Definition
- Of uncertain origin, but likely from the Greek paidion, a diminutive of pais, and meaning littleboy or slave boy.To find, notify, or summon someone by using a loudspeaker system or radio system comprising a base station and small terminals known as pagers or beepers. Such systems have largely replaced human pages, who were young, uniformed attendants who performed tasks such as running errands and carrying messages in a hotel or legislature. Historically, pages were apprenticed to knights as an initial phase of their training for the knighthood. See also pager and paging system.
- From the Latin pagina, meaning fastened together and referring to strips of papyrus fastened together, as in a book. See home page.
(1) A segment of a running program that is transferred back and forth between memory and disk (memory for execution and disk for temporary storage). See virtual memory.
(2) A Web page, which is a single HTML file and related multimedia files. See World Wide Web.
(3) A printed page; for example, an 8.5 x 11" sheet of paper.
(4) In videotex systems, a transmitted frame.
page - Phrases/Idioms
on the same pageâ Informal
take a page fromor borrow a page fromâ