below the fold

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

below the fold

  1. (newspapers) Printed on the lower half of the front page of a broadsheet newspaper, such that it is not immediately visible on a folded copy of the newspaper, e.g. as displayed at a newsstand or in a vending machine.
  2. (by extension, web design, graphical user interface) Far enough down that it is not likely to be visible in the initial display of a window or screen, such that the end user will probably have to scroll down before seeing it.