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5 definitions found
 for folio
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Folio \Fol"io\, a.
     Formed of sheets each folded once, making two leaves, or four
     pages; as, a folio volume. See Folio, n., 3.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Folio \Fol"io\, n.; pl. Folios. [Ablative of L. folium leaf.
     See 4th Foil.]
     1. A leaf of a book or manuscript.
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     2. A sheet of paper once folded.
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     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.
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     4. (Print.) The page number. The even folios are on the
        left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand.
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     5. A page of a book; (Bookkeeping) a page in an account book;
        sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial
        number.
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     6. (Law) 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.
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     Folio post, a flat writing paper, usually 17 by 24 inches.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Folio \Fol"io\, v. t.
     To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to
     page.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  folio
      n 1: the system of numbering pages [syn: pagination, folio,
           page number, paging]
      2: a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a
         manuscript or book) [syn: leaf, folio]
      3: 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"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  124 Moby Thesaurus words for "folio":
     acknowledgments, article, back, back matter, bastard title,
     best seller, bibliography, book, book end, book support,
     book table, book tray, book truck, bookcase, bookholder, bookrack,
     bookrest, bookshelf, bookstack, bookstand, bound book, catch line,
     catchword, chapter, classic, clause, colophon, coloring book,
     contents, contents page, copyright page, crown, dedication,
     definitive work, duodecimo, eighteenmo, endleaf, endpaper,
     endsheet, errata, fascicle, flyleaf, folder, fore edge, foreword,
     front matter, gathering, great work, half-title page, hardback,
     head, imperial, imprint, index, inscription, introduction,
     juvenile, juvenile book, leaf, limp-cover book, magnum opus,
     makeup, medium, nonbook, notebook, novel, number, octavo,
     octodecimo, opus, opuscule, opusculum, page, paperback, paragraph,
     passage, phrase, picture book, playbook, pocket book, portfolio,
     prayer book, preface, preliminaries, production, psalmbook,
     psalter, publication, quarto, recto, reverso, revolving bookcase,
     royal, running title, section, sentence, serial, sextodecimo,
     sheet, signature, sixteenmo, sketchbook, soft-cover, songbook,
     stack, standard work, storybook, subtitle, super,
     table of contents, tail, text, title, title page, tome, trade book,
     trim size, twelvemo, type page, verse, verso, volume, work,
     writing
  
  

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