pager

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From page +‎ -er.

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  • enPR: pāʹjər, IPA(key): /peɪdʒə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪdʒə(r)
  • Hyphenation: pag‧er

Noun[edit]

pager (plural pagers)

  1. A wireless telecommunications device that receives text or voice messages.
  2. A computer program running in a text terminal, used to view (but not modify) the contents of a text file moving down the file one line or one screen at a time.
  3. (in combination) Something (a document, book etc.) that has a specified number of pages.
    • 2019, Vincent DiGirolamo, Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys, Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 309–310:
      Sunday papers kept growing in bulk, however. The Boston Globe's standard eight-page Sunday offering swelled to forty pages in 1895, and sixty pages soon after. The New York World issued a record-breaking hundred-pager in 1893 to celebrate its tenth anniversary under Pulitzer's ownership.

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Noun[edit]

pager m (plural pagers)

  1. pager (device used for sending and receiving electronic messages)