[foh-lee-oh] /ˈfoʊ liˌoʊ/
noun, plural folios.
a sheet of paper folded once to make two leaves, or four pages, of a book or manuscript.
a volume having pages of the largest size, formerly made from such a sheet.
a leaf of a manuscript or book numbered only on the front side.
a case that, when closed, covers and protects both the screen and the back panel of a mobile device, as a tablet or smartphone.
Bookkeeping. a page of an account book or a left-hand page and a right-hand page facing each other and having the same serial number.
Law. a certain number of words, in the U.S. generally 100, taken as a unit for computing the length of a document.
pertaining to or having the format of a folio:
a folio volume.
verb (used with object), folioed, folioing.
to number each leaf or page of.
Law. to mark each folio in (a pleading or the like) with the proper number.
[foh-lee-oh vur-soh; Latin foh-lee-oh wer-soh] /ˈfoʊ liˌoʊ ˈvɜr soʊ; Latin ˈfoʊ liˌoʊ ˈwɛr soʊ/
the back of the page; verso (opposed to ).
noun (pl) -lios
a sheet of paper folded in half to make two leaves for a book or manuscript
a book or manuscript of the largest common size made up of such sheets
a leaf of paper or parchment numbered on the front side only
a page number in a book
(law) a unit of measurement of the length of legal documents, determined by the number of words, generally 72 or 90 in Britain and 100 in the US
(NZ) a collection of related material
relating to or having the format of a folio: a folio edition
verb -lios, -lioing, -lioed
(transitive) to number the leaves of (a book) consecutively
mid-15c., from Late Latin folio “leaf or sheet of paper,” from Latin folio, ablative of folium “leaf,” from PIE *bhulyom “leaf” (cf. Greek phyllon “leaf,” Gaelic bile “leaflet, blossom”), from root *bhel- (2) “to blow, inflate, swell” (see bole). Ablative of location, because this was used in page references. Meaning “volume of the largest size” first attested 1620s.
[foh-lee-uh-leyt] /ˈfoʊ li əˌleɪt/ adjective, Botany. 1. pertaining to or consisting of leaflets (often used in combination, as bifoliolate). /ˈfəʊlɪəˌleɪt; fəʊˈlɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt/ adjective 1. (botany) possessing or relating to leaflets
[foh-lee-ohl] /ˈfoʊ liˌoʊl/ noun, Botany. 1. a leaflet, as of a compound leaf. 2. a small leaflike organ or appendage.
[foh-lee-ohs] /ˈfoʊ liˌoʊs/ adjective 1. Botany. . 2. Botany, Mycology. having a leaflike thallus loosely attached to a surface, as certain lichens. Compare , . /ˈfəʊlɪˌəʊs; -ˌəʊz/ adjective 1. another word for foliaceous (sense 1), foliaceous (sense 2)
1. a combining form meaning “having leaves (of a specified number or type)”: unifolious. [foh-lee-ohs] /ˈfoʊ liˌoʊs/ adjective 1. Botany. . 2. Botany, Mycology. having a leaflike thallus loosely attached to a surface, as certain lichens. Compare , . /ˈfəʊlɪˌəʊs; -ˌəʊz/ adjective 1. another word for foliaceous (sense 1), foliaceous (sense 2)