Definition of "pagination" []

  • The system by which pages are numbered. (noun)
  • The arrangement and number of pages in a book, as noted in a catalog or bibliography. (noun)
  • To number the pages of (a book, manuscript, etc) in sequence (verb)

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Use "pagination" in a sentence
  • "Although perhaps not identical to the Kindle, I would prefer a higher resolution, color reading area and the pagination is somewhat confusing, as it takes about two and a half Nook “pages” to constitute one printed page (or so it appears)."
  • "Although the manuscript pagination is irregular, it has been retained for the sake of consistency in all quotations here."
  • "Not to mention the fact that bookmarking isn’t as good in a lot of the common e-book tools (note: I have NOT tried a kindle yet, but other tools have really not met my needs), pagination is cumbersome, different tools use different keystrokes or commands to scrool or page and some of them limit the amount you can see at any one time to just a portion of a page."