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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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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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