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white pages

the white pages of a telephone directory, or sometimes a separate volume, in which subscribers are listed alphabetically.
Compare yellow pages. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for white pages
  • Check the government section or white pages of your telephone book for the phone number of the office nearest you.
  • Currently, the white pages directory is also included as part of basic local dial-tone telephone service.
  • Legal aid groups are also listed in the white pages of your local telephone directory.
  • white pages are best, because you can make them any color.
  • Year-rounders used the white pages to look up a number.
  • These mega-sites would be only empty white pages if the audience didn't supply their materials.
  • It is a sketchbook with a wire spiral binding and large white pages.
  • Locations can be found out from your local authorities or the white pages.
white pages in Technology

A directory service for locating individuals by name (by analogy with the telephone directory). The Internet supports several databases that contain basic information about users, such as electronic mail addresses, telephone numbers and postal addresses. These databases can be searched to get information about particular individuals. See Knowbot, Netfind, whois, X.500, finger.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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