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fo•li•o



Pronunciation: (fō'lē-ō"), [key]
n., pl. -li•os,
adj., v., -li•oed, -li•o•ing.


n.
1. a sheet of paper folded once to make two leaves, or four pages, of a book or manuscript.
2. a volume having pages of the largest size, formerly made from such a sheet.
3. a leaf of a manuscript or book numbered only on the front side.
4. Print.
a. (in a book) the number of each page.
b. (in a newspaper) the number of each page together with the date and the name of the newspaper.
5. Bookkeeping.a page of an account book or a left-hand page and a right-hand page facing each other and having the same serial number.
6. Law.a certain number of words, in the U.S. generally 100, taken as a unit for computing the length of a document.

adj.
pertaining to or having the format of a folio: a folio volume.

v.t.
1. to number each leaf or page of.
2. Law.to mark each folio in (a pleading or the like) with the proper number.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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