8vo
eightvo eightvo n. the size of a book (ca. 16 x 23 cm) whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves. The pages have about half the area of a {quarto}. Symbolized as {8vo}, and {8[deg]}.

Syn: octavo, 8vo, 8[deg]. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 8vo — n. 1. the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves. Syn: octavo, eightvo [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8vo — (octavo) book size of 6x9 inches; 6x9 inch book …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 8vo — noun a) of octavo, a page size (5 6.25 x 7.5 10 ). b) A book size, corresponding to the page size. Syn: 8°, O …   Wiktionary

  • 8vo — abbreviation octavo …   English new terms dictionary

  • 8vo — abbr. octavo. * * * noun the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves • Syn: ↑octavo, ↑eightvo • Hypernyms: ↑size * * * [äk tävō] abbr. octavo …   Useful english dictionary

  • 8vo (design) — 8vo is a London based graphic design firm formed in 1985 by Simon Johnston, Mark Holt and Hamish Muir. [ Eye , Number 37, Volume 10, Autumn 2000.] Designs for Durutti Column and Factory Records8vo produced the artwork for many Factory Records… …   Wikipedia

  • Metric royal 8vo (trimmed size) — Формат книги (обрезанной) 234x156 мм …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Metric royal 8vo (untrimmed size) — Формат книги (необрезанной) 240x159 мм …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • To fold in 8vo — Фальцевать в три сгиба (перпендикулярно) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Catálogo de Factory Records — Anexo:Catálogo de Factory Records Saltar a navegación, búsqueda No. Artista Título Diseñador Formato FAC 1 Artistas Varios The Factory (Club No. 1) Peter Saville evento/poster FAC 2 Artistas Varios: Cabaret Voltaire, Joy Division, Durutti Column …   Wikipedia Español

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