The page number.
Printer's technical term for what the rest of the world calls a page number.
- the system of numbering pages
- a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
- a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages
The term `folio`, from the Latin folium (leaf), has three interconnected but distinct meanings in the world of books and printing. It is firstly a term for a common method of arranging sheets of paper into book form, folding the sheet only once, and a term for a book made in this way. Secondly it is a general term for a sheet, leaf or page in (e.....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folio
- a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pagesFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=folio
• (n.) A sheet of paper once folded. • (n.) A leaf of a book or manuscript. • (n.) A leaf containing a certain number of words, hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words. • (n.) The page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and t...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/folio/
a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages; `the first folio of Shakespeare`s plays`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Folio is a literary magazine founded in 1984 and based at American University in Washington, D.C. It publishes fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction twice each year. Folio is also known for interviews with prominent writers, most recently Ann Beattie, Alice Fulton, Leslie Pietrzyk, Gregory Orr, and Adam Haslett. Work that has...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folio_(magazine)
Folio is a realist sans-serif typeface designed by Konrad Bauer and Walter Baum in 1957 for the Bauersche Gießerei (in English: Bauer foundry). Bauer licensed the design to Fonderie Typographique Française for sale in France under the name Caravelle. Like Helvetica and Univers, which were also released at the same time, it is p...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folio_(typeface)
Formed of sheets each folded once, making two leaves, or four pages; as, a folio
volume. See Folio
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; plural Folios
. [ Ablative of Latin folium
leaf. See 4th Foil
A leaf of a book or manuscript. 2.
A sheet of paper once folded. 3.
A book made of sheets of paper each folded once (four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the l...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/53
Fol'io transitive verb
To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/53
A book made up of printed sheets that have been folded in half, to make four pages. Folio editions of Shakespeare’s plays contains all 36 of his plays plus his other printed works. Shakespeare’s own Quartos (see below), acting versions of the plays (cue scripts) and printed Quarto editions were combined by editors to create the text of the firs...Found on http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/discovery-space/adopt-an-actor/glossary
A publication made up from printed sheets folded once only. The term has now become to mean any large book. see portfolio.
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a sheet of parchment, folded in two or four before being sewn into a GATHERING.
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A term from the early production of paper and vellum in the medieval period. When a single large sheFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22385
Description of the size of a book: about 15 inches high (Fo).Found on http://www.trussel.com/books/glossary.htm
Folio is a sheet of paper folded once to make two leaves of a book or manuscript, and hence the term is given to paper of a large size used for this purpose.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AF.HTM
in traditional legal practice, a unit of quantity for the words in a legal document. In the U.S., a folio is 100 words; in Britain it is 72 or 90 words, depending on the type of document. In the days before mechanical copying, clerks were paid by the folio to copy legal documents. The word is from the Latin folium, leaf, and originally referred to ...Found on http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictF.html
Origin: Ablative of L. Folium leaf. See 4th Foil. ... 1. A leaf of a book or manuscript. ... 2. A sheet of paper once folded. ... 3. A book made of sheets of paper each folded once (four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind. See Note under Paper. ... 4. The page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Page number as it appears on a printed page.Found on http://www.nmoa.org/Library/index.htm
Page number. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
See also OVERSIZE (392) A volume made up of sheets of paper folded once; a book of large size
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Written or electronic record of hotel guestFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/_voegtoe.php
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