page-n; 10 Senses

Sense Number 1: a sheet or leaf of a printed document, e.g., book

Commentary: PAGE[+entity][+artifact][+document][+printed][+component][+sheet][+book/+newspaper/+manuscript]
NOTE: implies the sheet is part of a collection of sheets.

He's written a five-hundred-page sequel to his last novel.
There's an interesting commentary on the editorial page of today's newspaper.
The pages of John's manuscript spilled onto the floor.
There are some blank pages at the end where you can write comments and notes.
Are you on the same page - I'm looking at the figure on page 24.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: young male attendant to a medieval knight

Commentary: PAGE[+entity][+person][+young][+male][+attendant][+knight][+medieval]

The page helped the knight put on his armor for battle.
Each knight on horseback was followed by his page, also on horseback.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: an official messenger or assistant, usually young

Commentary: PAGE[+entity][+person][+young][+assistant][+messenger]

The legislator resigned because of inappropriate email messages he had sent to a congressional page.
The king's court always had several ladies-in-waiting and court pages in attendance.
Sally and her sister both worked as pages in Washington.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 4: a child male wedding attendant

Commentary: PAGE[+entity][+person][+young][+male][+attendant][+wedding]

The wedding procession began with three flower girls and three pages, all about six years old.
Little Johnny is refusing to be a page in his cousin's wedding.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 5: an act of calling or summoning someone

Commentary: PAGE[+action][+communication][+summons]

Bob left the table at the restaurant to answer a page from his beeper.
There was a page for a 'Mr. Jones' over the loudspeaker.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 6: section of stored computer data

Commentary: PAGE[+quantity][+measure][+data][+stored][+computer]
NOTE: refers to a storage capacity, not to specific information content (see Sense 7)
NOTE: a narrow, technical usage

This underpowered CPU spends most of its time searching through pages of memory.
The scroll bar will cause the next page of data to be displayed on the screen.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1e

Sense Number 7: a unit of displayed information on the World Wide Web

Commentary: PAGE[+entity][+artifact][+document][+electronic][+unit][+display][+web]
NOTE: refers to digital media content, not a unit of storage (see Sense 6)
NOTE: a fairly recent, but now widely used, sense

Go to the site's home page and from there you can navigate to the photo gallery of the recent conference.
Mary doesn't like the layout of these web pages.
He put it up on a web page.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 8: events, period of history

Commentary: PAGE[+expanse][+temporal][+period][+historical]
NOTE: idiomatic usage, usually occurs as 'page of history'

It was an event long erased from the pages of history until now.
These entrepreneurs are writing a new page in aerospace history.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1f

Sense Number 9: a state of agreement

Commentary: PAGE[+state][+social][+agreement] Idiom: on_the_same_page

The members of his team are not on the same page.
I think we are all on the same page with regards to this issue.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: idiom

Sense Number 10: use someone as your model

Commentary: PAGE[+activity][+follow][+role_model] Idiom: on_the_same_page

Mary told John he should take a page from his grandfather's book.
The new coach appears to have taken a page from the playbook of his famous predecessor.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: idiom