the printed page

the printed page

A physical piece of paper on which something is written or printed. With the rise of smartphones, which require malleable, homogenous formats, crafting a piece of writing to be visually striking or appealing on the printed page has become something of a lost art.
See also: page, print

the printed ˈword/ˈpage

stories, articles, etc. printed in a book, magazine, newspaper, etc.
See also: page, print, word
References in classic literature ?
It is transparent, as I said before; and being laid upon the printed page, I have sometimes pleased myself with fancying it exerted a magnifying influence.
"Venice" stares at me from the printed page, and I remember the cafe tables on the sidewalks.
The mere sight of the printed page, broken up in dialogue, was anguish.
The effect was to drive all he knew out of Philip's head, and he looked at the printed page vacantly.
To him, the trail of the raiders would be as plain as the printed page of an open book to her.
I had learned nothing but theories of life and society that looked all very well on the printed page, but now I had seen life itself.
Of course when one of these grand mountain ranges goes stretching across the printed page, it adorns and ennobles that literary landscape--but at the same time it is a great distress to the new student, for it blocks up his way; he cannot crawl under it, or climb over it, or tunnel through it.
The thought had the same sort of physical discomfort as is caused by a film of mist always coming between the eyes and the printed page. She did her best to brush away the film and to conceive something to be worshipped as the service went on, but failed, always misled by the voice of Mr.
But when his door finally closed behind Anne and Leslie they knew that he went straight to it, and as they walked home they pictured the delight of the old man poring over the printed pages wherein his own life was portrayed with all the charm and color of reality itself.
He was in the books himself, adventuring through the printed pages of bound volumes.
By much labor and through the medium of infinite patience as well, he had, without assistance, discovered the purpose of the little bugs which ran riot upon the printed pages. He had learned that in the many combinations in which he found them they spoke in a silent language, spoke in a strange tongue, spoke of wonderful things which a little ape-boy could not by any chance fully understand, arousing his curiosity, stimulating his imagination and filling his soul with a mighty longing for further knowledge.
What we've discovered is that online reading is different from reading off the printed page. The eyes bounce, flicker and dart, searching for bits of information and quick wins.
Among the younger group there was no difference in reading time or brain activity between the three devices, but older participants spent more time and effort when reading from the printed page.
Unlike the printed page, this music can play back, facilitating learning and selection of new titles.