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fo·li·o

 (fō′lē-ō′)
n. pl. fo·li·os
1.
a. A large sheet of paper folded once in the middle, making two leaves or four pages of a book or manuscript.
b. A book or manuscript of the largest common size, usually about 38 centimeters (15 inches) in height, consisting of such folded sheets.
2.
a. A leaf of a book numbered only on the front side.
b. A number on such a leaf.
c. A page number.
3. Law A specific number of words used as a unit for measuring the length of the text of a legal document.
tr.v. fo·li·oed, fo·li·o·ing, fo·li·os
To number consecutively the pages or leaves of (a book, for example).

[Middle English, from Late Latin foliō, ablative of folium, leaf of paper, from Latin, leaf; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

folio

(ˈfəʊlɪəʊ)
n, pl -lios
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a sheet of paper folded in half to make two leaves for a book or manuscript
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a book or manuscript of the largest common size made up of such sheets
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a leaf of paper or parchment numbered on the front side only
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a page number in a book
5. (Law) law a unit of measurement of the length of legal documents, determined by the number of words, generally 72 or 90 in Britain and 100 in the US
6. NZ a collection of related material
adj
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) relating to or having the format of a folio: a folio edition.
vb, -lios, -lioing or -lioed
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to number the leaves of (a book) consecutively
[C16: from Latin phrase in foliō in a leaf, from folium leaf]

fo•li•o

(ˈfoʊ liˌoʊ)

n., pl. -li•os,
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.
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. Law. a certain number of words, in the U.S. generally 100, taken as a unit for computing the length of a document.
adj.
6. pertaining to or having the format of a folio: a folio volume.
v.t.
7. to number each leaf or page of.
[1525–35; < Latin foliō]

folio


Past participle: folioed
Gerund: folioing

Imperative
folio
folio
Present
I folio
you folio
he/she/it folios
we folio
you folio
they folio
Preterite
I folioed
you folioed
he/she/it folioed
we folioed
you folioed
they folioed
Present Continuous
I am folioing
you are folioing
he/she/it is folioing
we are folioing
you are folioing
they are folioing
Present Perfect
I have folioed
you have folioed
he/she/it has folioed
we have folioed
you have folioed
they have folioed
Past Continuous
I was folioing
you were folioing
he/she/it was folioing
we were folioing
you were folioing
they were folioing
Past Perfect
I had folioed
you had folioed
he/she/it had folioed
we had folioed
you had folioed
they had folioed
Future
I will folio
you will folio
he/she/it will folio
we will folio
you will folio
they will folio
Future Perfect
I will have folioed
you will have folioed
he/she/it will have folioed
we will have folioed
you will have folioed
they will have folioed
Future Continuous
I will be folioing
you will be folioing
he/she/it will be folioing
we will be folioing
you will be folioing
they will be folioing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been folioing
you have been folioing
he/she/it has been folioing
we have been folioing
you have been folioing
they have been folioing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been folioing
you will have been folioing
he/she/it will have been folioing
we will have been folioing
you will have been folioing
they will have been folioing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been folioing
you had been folioing
he/she/it had been folioing
we had been folioing
you had been folioing
they had been folioing
Conditional
I would folio
you would folio
he/she/it would folio
we would folio
you would folio
they would folio
Past Conditional
I would have folioed
you would have folioed
he/she/it would have folioed
we would have folioed
you would have folioed
they would have folioed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.folio - the system of numbering pagesfolio - the system of numbering pages  
page - one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
2.folio - a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
piece of paper, sheet of paper, sheet - paper used for writing or printing
flyleaf - a blank leaf in the front or back of a book
interleaf - a blank leaf inserted between the leaves of a book
page - one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
black and white, written communication, written language - communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
3.folio - a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages; "the first folio of Shakespeare's plays"
book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
Translations
كتاب أوراقُه من حجم فوليووَرَقَه
foliolist
bog i folioformatfolio
folioinfolio
fólióívrét
bók í arkarbrotifólíó, arkarbrot
foliantaspusiau sulenktas lapas
foliantsfolio
fólio
büyük boyutlu kitapikiye katlanmış kâğıt tabakası

folio

[ˈfəʊlɪəʊ] N (= sheet) → folio m; (= book) → infolio m, libro m en folio

folio

n
(= sheet)Folio nt
(= volume)Foliant m

folio

[ˈfəʊlɪəʊ] n (book) → volume m in folio; (sheet) → foglio

folio

(ˈfouliou) plural ˈfolios noun
1. a sheet of paper folded once.
2. a book in which the pages are made of sheets of paper folded once. Shakespeare's plays were first printed in folio.