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fo li o
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: folios
definition 1: a large sheet of paper that has been folded once to form two leaves or four pages of a book or manuscript.
The researcher examined the medieval manuscript and noted how carefully the folios had been sewn together.
definition 2: a large book or volume, esp. one more than thirty centimeters in height, that is made up of such folded sheets.
definition 3: in a book or manuscript, a leaf that has a number only on the front side.
definition 4: in a book, a page number.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: relating to or having the characteristics of a folio.
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: folios, folioing, folioed
definition: to number the leaves or pages of (a book or manuscript).
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