on the printed page

Definition of on the printed page

  1. :  in a book, magazine, etc. It was thrilling to finally see her poetry on the printed page.

Word by Word Definitions

printplay printed
  1. :  a mark made by pressure :  impression

    :  something impressed with a print or formed in a mold

    :  fingerprint

  1. :  to impress something in or on

    :  to stamp (as a mark) in or on something

    :  to make a copy of by impressing paper against an inked printing surface

  1. :  of, relating to, or writing for printed publications

pageplay
  1. :  a youth being trained for the medieval rank of knight and in the personal service of a knight

    :  a youth attendant on a person of rank especially in the medieval period

    :  a boy serving as an honorary attendant at a formal function (as a wedding)

  1. :  to wait on or serve in the capacity of a page

    :  to summon by repeatedly calling out the name of

    :  to send a message to via a pager

  1. :  one of the leaves of a publication or manuscript

    :  a single side of one of these leaves

    :  the material printed or written on a page

  1. :  to number or mark the pages of


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