on the printed page

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the printed page

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

Word by Word Definitions

print play printed
  1. : a mark made by pressure : impression

  2. : something impressed with a print or formed in a mold

  3. : fingerprint

  1. : to impress something in or on

  2. : to stamp (something, such as a mark) in or on something

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

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

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

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

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

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

  2. : to summon by repeatedly calling out the name of

  3. : to send a message to via a pager

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

  2. : the material printed or written on a page

  3. : a written record

  1. : to number or mark the pages of

  2. : to turn the pages (as of a book or magazine) especially in a steady or haphazard manner


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