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PAGING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does paging mean? 

PAGING (noun)
  The noun PAGING has 2 senses:

1. calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system)
2. the system of numbering pages

  Familiarity information: PAGING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAGING (noun)


Sense 1paging [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

the public address system in the hospital was used for paging

Hypernyms ("paging" is a kind of...):

utterance; vocalization (the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication)


Sense 2paging [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The system of numbering pages

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

folio; page number; pagination; paging

Hypernyms ("paging" is a kind of...):

number (a concept of quantity derived from zero and units)

Holonyms ("paging" is a part of...):

page (one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains)


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