Page vs D - What's the difference?

page | d |


As a proper noun page

is for someone who was a servant.

As a letter d is

the fourth letter of the.

As a numeral d is

cardinal number five hundred (500).

As a symbol d is

deuterium, when it needs to be distinguished from ordinary hydrogen.

page

English

(wikipedia page)

Etymology 1

Via (etyl) from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • One of the many pieces of paper bound together within a book or similar document.
  • * (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) (1807-1882)
  • Such was the book from whose pages she sang.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= The Evolution of Eyeglasses , passage=The ability of a segment of a glass sphere to magnify whatever is placed before it was known around the year 1000, when the spherical segment was called a reading stone,
  • One side of a paper leaf on which one has written or printed.
  • A figurative record or writing; a collective memory.
  • (label) The type set up for printing a page.
  • (label) A web page.
  • (label) A block of contiguous memory of a fixed length.
  • Synonyms
    * (side of a leaf) side * account, record
    Derived terms
    (Terms derived from "page") * on the same page * page in, page out * page-turner *

    Verb

    (pag)
  • To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript.
  • To turn several pages of a publication.
  • The patient paged through magazines while he waited for the doctor.
  • To furnish with folios.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), possibly via (etyl) (m), from , in sense of "boy from the rural regions". Used in English from the 13th century onwards.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A serving boy – a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education.
  • (British) A youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households.
  • (US) A boy employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body.
  • (in libraries) The common name given to an employee whose main purpose is to replace materials that have either been checked out or otherwise moved, back to their shelves.
  • A boy child.
  • * 1380+ , (Geoffrey Chaucer), (The Canterbury Tales)
  • A doghter hadde they bitwixe]] hem two / Of twenty yeer, with-outen any mo, / Savinge a child that was of half-yeer age; / In [[cradle, cradel it lay and was a propre page .
  • A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman’s dress from the ground.
  • A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  • Any one of several species of colorful South American moths of the genus Urania .
  • Synonyms
    * (serving boy) page boy * (boy child) boy

    Verb

    (pag)
  • To attend (someone) as a page.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • To call or summon (someone).
  • To contact (someone) by means of a pager.
  • I’ll be out all day, so page me if you need me.
  • To call (somebody) using a public address system so as to find them.
  • An SUV parked me in. Could you please page its owner?

    Anagrams

    * (l) 1000 English basic words ----

    d

    Translingual

    {{Basic Latin character info, previous=c, next=e, image= (wikipedia d)

    Etymology 1

    Modification of capital letter D, from (etyl) letter .

    Letter

  • The fourth letter of the .
  • Usage notes

    The letter d is used in the alphabets of many languages, and in several romanization systems of non-Latin scripts to represent the (.

    See also

    (Latn-script) * (select similar letters and symbols) * (other scripts) * See

    Etymology 2

    Lower case form of upper case roman numeral D, a standardization of D or notch.

    Alternative forms

    * D,

    Numeral

  • cardinal number five hundred (500).
  • Usage notes
    With a bar over the numeral, i.e., as d, it represents five hundred thousand (500,000).
    See also
    * Lesser roman numeral symbol: * Greater roman numeral symbol: *

    Etymology 3

    Symbol

    (Voiced alveolar plosive) (head)
  • the (path-independent, ) differential of a quantity
  • voiced alveolar plosive
  • See also

    * (mathematics) {{Letter , page=D , NATO=Delta , Morse=-·· , Character=D4 , Braille=? }} Image:Latin D.png, Capital and lowercase versions of D , in normal and italic type Image:Fraktur letter D.png, Uppercase and lowercase D in Fraktur Image:Uncial d.png, Approximate form of upper case letter D in uncial script that was the source for lower case d ----