plural noun, Bookbinding.
folded and gathered pages: unbound printed sheets folded into signatures and gathered into the proper sequence for binding.
[fan-duh m] /ˈfæn dəm/ noun 1. collectively, as of a motion-picture star or a professional game or sport. n. “the realm of avid enthusiasts,” 1903, from fan (n.2) + -dom. noun Devotees and aficionados collectively: All fandom welcomes the new summer football (1903+)
[feyn] /feɪn/ noun 1. a temple. 2. Archaic. a church. /feɪn/ noun 1. (archaic or poetic) a temple or shrine n. “weathercock,” late 14c., from Old English fana “flag, banner,” from Proto-Germanic *fanon (cf. Old Frisian fana, Gothic fana “piece of cloth,” Old High German fano, German Fahne “flag, standard”); possibly cognate with Latin pannus […]
[fuh-ney-guh; Spanish fah-ne-gah] /fəˈneɪ gə; Spanish fɑˈnɛ gɑ/ noun, plural fanegas [fuh-ney-guh z; Spanish fah-ne-gahs] /fəˈneɪ gəz; Spanish fɑˈnɛ gɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a unit of dry measure in Spanish-speaking countries, equal in Spain to 1.58 U.S. bushels (55.7 liters). 2. a Mexican unit of land measure, equal to 8.81 acres (3.57 hectares).
[fah-ne-gah-th ah] /ˌfɑ nɛˈgɑ ðɑ/ noun, plural fanegadas [fah-ne-gah-th ahs] /ˌfɑ nɛˈgɑ ðɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a unit of land measure in Spanish-speaking countries varying from 1.25 to 1.75 acres (0.5 to 0.7 hectare).