Page

Noun

  • (obsolete) A serving boy – a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education.
  • (in libraries) 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.
  • A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  • A figurative record or writing; a collective memory.

    "the page of history"

  • (computing) A block of contiguous memory of a fixed length.
  • (US) A boy employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body.
  • A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman’s dress from the ground.
  • One side of a paper leaf on which one has written or printed.
  • (Internet) A web page.
  • (Britain) A youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households.
  • A boy child.
  • Any one of several species of colorful South American moths of the genus Urania.
  • One of the many pieces of paper bound together within a book or similar document.
  • (typography) The type set up for printing a page.

Verb

  • (transitive) To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript.
  • (transitive, US, obsolete in UK) To call or summon (someone).
  • (transitive) To furnish with folios.
  • (transitive) To attend (someone) as a page.
  • (transitive) To call (somebody) using a public address system so as to find them.

    "An SUV parked me in. Could you please page its owner?"

  • (intransitive, often with “through”) To turn several pages of a publication.

    "The patient paged through magazines while he waited for the doctor."

  • (transitive) To contact (someone) by means of a pager.

    "I’ll be out all day, so page me if you need me."

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