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pagination

[paj-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌpædʒ əˈneɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
Bibliography. the number of pages or leaves of a book, manuscript, etc., identified in bibliographical description or cataloging.
2.
the figures by which pages are marked to indicate their sequence.
3.
the act of paginating.
4.
Printing.
  1. Also called computer-assisted makeup. a method of computerized page makeup in which copy and graphic elements are manipulated with the aid of a video display terminal.
  2. composition (def 17).
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin pāgin(a) page1 + -ation
Related forms
mispagination, noun
repagination, noun
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Examples from the web for pagination
  • The specific pagination of each individual canceled sheet should be included in the body of the tariff sheet.
  • The pagination has been changed to include the specifications.
  • pagination-Indicate the number of pages in the submission.
Word Origin and History for pagination
n.

"action of marking page numbers," 1841, probably from French pagination (1835), from Latin pagina (see page (n.1)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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