octavo

Description of the size of a book: about 9.75 inches high (8mo).
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Octavo

(8vo) The most common of the traditional book formats, made up of sheets folded three times, giving eight leaves, or sixteen pages. see list of book sizes.
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octavo

[n] - the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves
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Octavo

Oc·ta'vo noun ; plural Octavos . [ Latin in octavo ; in in + octavo , abl. of octavus . See Octave .] A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually writ
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Octavo

Oc·ta'vo adjective Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc.
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octavo

Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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octavo

eightvo noun the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves
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Octavo

• (a.) Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc. • (n.) A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually written 8vo or 8
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octavo

the size of a piece of paper cut eight from a sheet; also : a book, a page, or paper of this size.
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Octavo

[disambiguation] Octavo is a technical term describing the format of a book. Octavo may also refer to: == See also == ...
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Octavo

Octavo, a Latin word meaning `in eighth` or `for the eighth time`, (abbreviated 8vo, 8°, or In-8) is a technical term describing the format of a book, which refers to the size of leaves produced from folding a full sheet of paper on which multiple pages of text were printed to form the individual sections (or gatherings) of a book. An octavo ...
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octavo

Refers to the size of the book; the most common book size since the early 17th century, an octavo book averages about 6 x 9 inches. The term originally referred to the number of folds (8) in a standard book-printing sheet, but it now commonly refers to size.
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Octavo

Not to be confused with octave, above, octavo is a term from the early production of paper and vellu
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octavo

the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves.
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