1. Medieval history
a. a boy in training for knighthood in personal attendance on a knight
b. a youth in the personal service of a person of rank, esp in a royal household
2. Canadian a person employed in the debating chamber of the House of Commons, the Senate, or a legislative assembly to carry messages for members
1. Sir Earle (Christmas Grafton). 1880--1961, Australian statesman; co-leader, with S. M. Bruce, of the federal government of Australia (1923--29)
2. Sir Frederick Handley. 1885--1962, English pioneer in the design and manufacture of aircraft
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in medieval Western Europe, a boy of noble birth in the first stage of the process of attaining knighthood. The page was a household servant at the court of an important feudal lord or king. On reaching the age of 14, he was promoted to the next stage, squire.
In prerevolutionary Russia the term “page” (pazh) designated a court title introduced in 1711. The page and chamber page (kamer-pazh) served the tsar’s family in various ways. Beginning in the second half of the 18th century, pages were pupils at the Corps of Pages (Pazheskii korpus).
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A standard quantity of main-memory capacity, usually 512 to 4096 bytes or words, used for memory allocation and for partitioning programs into control sections.
A standard quantity of source program coding, usually 8 to 64 lines, used for displaying the coding on a cathode-ray tube.
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A short thin wedge.
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A typesetting language.
["Computer Composition Using PAGE-1", J.L. Pierson, Wiley
page (operating system)
page (World-Wide Web)
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page(1) A segment of a running program that is transferred back and forth between memory and disk (memory for execution and disk for temporary storage). See virtual memory.
(2) A Web page, which is a single HTML file and related multimedia files. See World Wide Web.
(3) A printed page; for example, an 8.5 x 11" sheet of paper.
(4) In videotex systems, a transmitted frame.
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