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Book vs. Text

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Booknoun

A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.

‘She opened the book to page 37 and began to read aloud.’; ‘He was frustrated because he couldn't find anything about dinosaurs in the book.’;

Textnoun

A writing consisting of multiple glyphs, characters, symbols or sentences.

Booknoun

A long work fit for publication, typically prose, such as a novel or textbook, and typically published as such a bound collection of sheets.

‘I have three copies of his first book.’;

Textnoun

A book, tome or other set of writings.

Booknoun

(heraldry) A heraldic representation of such an object, used as a charge; as in the arms of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Textnoun

(colloquial) A brief written message transmitted between mobile phones; an SMS text message.

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Booknoun

A major division of a long work.

‘Genesis is the first book of the Bible.’; ‘Many readers find the first book of A Tale of Two Cities to be confusing.’;

Textnoun

(computing) Data which can be interpreted as human-readable text (often contrasted with binary data).

Booknoun

(gambling) A record of betting (from the use of a notebook to record what each person has bet).

‘I'm running a book on who is going to win the race.’;

Textnoun

A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.

Booknoun

A convenient collection, in a form resembling a book, of small paper items for individual use.

‘a book of stamps’; ‘a book of raffle tickets’;

Textnoun

Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, etc.; topic; theme.

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Booknoun

(theatre) The script of a musical.

Textnoun

A style of writing in large characters; text-hand; also, a kind of type used in printing.

‘German text’;

Booknoun

Records of the accounts of a business.

Textverb

(transitive) To send a text message to; i.e. to transmit text using the Short Message Service (SMS), or a similar service, between communications devices, particularly mobile phones.

‘Just text me when you get here.’; ‘I'll text the address to you as soon as I find it.’;

Booknoun

A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.

Textverb

(intransitive) To send and receive text messages.

‘Have you been texting all afternoon?’;

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Booknoun

(legal) A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).

Textverb

To write in large characters, as in text hand.

Booknoun

(whist) Six tricks taken by one side.

Textnoun

A discourse or composition on which a note or commentary is written; the original words of an author, in distinction from a paraphrase, annotation, or commentary.

Booknoun

(poker slang) four of a kind

Textnoun

The four Gospels, by way of distinction or eminence.

Booknoun

(sports) A document, held by the referee, of the incidents happened in the game.

Textnoun

A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.

‘How oft, when Paul has served us with a text,Has Epictetus, Plato, Tully, preached!’;

Booknoun

A list of all players who have been booked (received a warning) in a game.

Textnoun

Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, or the like; topic; theme.

Booknoun

(cartomancy) The twenty-sixth Lenormand card.

Textnoun

A style of writing in large characters; text-hand also, a kind of type used in printing; as, German text.

Bookverb

(transitive) To reserve (something) for future use.

‘I want to book a hotel room for tomorrow night’; ‘I can book tickets for the concert next week.’;

Textnoun

That part of a document (printed or electronic) comprising the words, especially the main body of expository words, in contrast to the illustrations, pictures, charts, tables, or other formatted material which contain graphic elements as a major component.

Bookverb

(transitive) To write down, to register or record in a book or as in a book.

‘They booked that message from the hill’;

Textnoun

Any communication composed of words.

Bookverb

To record the name and other details of a suspected offender and the offence for later judicial action.

‘The police booked him for driving too fast.’;

Textnoun

a textbook.

Bookverb

(sports) To issue with a caution, usually a yellow card, or a red card if a yellow card has already been issued.

Textverb

To write in large characters, as in text hand.

Bookverb

To travel very fast.

‘He was really booking, until he passed the speed trap.’;

Textnoun

the words of something written;

‘there were more than a thousand words of text’; ‘they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech’; ‘he wants to reconstruct the original text’;

Bookverb

To record bets as bookmaker.

Textnoun

a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon;

‘the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon’;

Bookverb

To receive the highest grade in a class.

‘The top three students had a bet on which one was going to book their intellectual property class.’;

Textnoun

a book prepared for use in schools or colleges;

‘his economics textbook is in its tenth edition’; ‘the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy’;

Bookverb

To leave.

‘He was here earlier, but he booked.’;

Textnoun

the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.);

‘pictures made the text easier to understand’;

Booknoun

A collection of sheets of paper, or similar material, blank, written, or printed, bound together; commonly, many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing.

Textnoun

a book or other written or printed work, regarded in terms of its content rather than its physical form

‘a text which explores pain and grief’;

Booknoun

A composition, written or printed; a treatise.

‘A good book is the precious life blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.’;

Textnoun

a piece of written or printed material regarded as conveying the authentic or primary form of a particular work

‘in some passages it is difficult to establish the original text’;

Booknoun

A part or subdivision of a treatise or literary work; as, the tenth book of "Paradise Lost."

Textnoun

written or printed words, typically forming a connected piece of work

‘stylistic features of journalistic text’;

Booknoun

A volume or collection of sheets in which accounts are kept; a register of debts and credits, receipts and expenditures, etc.; - often used in the plural; as, they got a subpoena to examine our books.

Textnoun

data in the form of words or alphabetic characters.

Booknoun

Six tricks taken by one side, in the game of bridge or whist, being the minimum number of tricks that must be taken before any additional tricks are counted as part of the score for that hand; in certain other games, two or more corresponding cards, forming a set.

Textnoun

the main body of a book or other piece of writing, as distinct from other material such as notes, appendices, and illustrations

‘the pictures are clear and relate well to the text’;

Booknoun

a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; - used in preparing for a performance.

Textnoun

a script or libretto.

Booknoun

a set of paper objects (tickets, stamps, matches, checks etc.) bound together by one edge, like a book; as, he bought a book of stamps.

Textnoun

a written work chosen or set as a subject of study

‘too much concentration on set texts can turn pupils against reading’;

Booknoun

a book or list, actual or hypothetical, containing records of the best performances in some endeavor; a recordbook; - used in the phrase one for the book or one for the books.

Textnoun

a textbook

‘an organic chemistry text’;

Booknoun

the set of facts about an athlete's performance, such as typical performance or playing habits or methods, that are accumulated by potential opponents as an aid in deciding how best to compete against that athlete; as, the book on Ted Williams suggests pitching to him low and outside.

Textnoun

a passage from the Bible or other religious work, especially when used as the subject of a sermon.

Booknoun

same as book value.

Textnoun

a subject or theme for a discussion or exposition

‘he took as his text the fact that Australia is paradise’;

Booknoun

the list of current buy and sell orders maintained by a stock market specialist.

Textnoun

a text message

‘just give us a call or send us a text’;

Booknoun

the purchase orders still outstanding and unfilled on a company's ledger; as, book to bill ratio.

Textnoun

fine, large handwriting, used especially for manuscripts.

Bookverb

To enter, write, or register in a book or list.

‘Let it be booked with the rest of this day's deeds.’;

Textverb

send (someone) a text message

‘if she was going to go she would have texted us’;

Bookverb

To enter the name of (any one) in a book for the purpose of securing a passage, conveyance, or seat; to reserve{2}; also, to make an arrangement for a reservation; as, to be booked for Southampton; to book a seat in a theater; to book a reservation at a restaurant.

Bookverb

To mark out for; to destine or assign for; as, he is booked for the valedictory.

‘Here I am booked for three days more in Paris.’;

Bookverb

to make an official record of a charge against (a suspect in a crime); - performed by police.

Booknoun

a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together);

‘I am reading a good book on economics’;

Booknoun

physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together;

‘he used a large book as a doorstop’;

Booknoun

a record in which commercial accounts are recorded;

‘they got a subpoena to examine our books’;

Booknoun

a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge;

‘he bought a book of stamps’;

Booknoun

a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone;

‘Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'’; ‘his name is in all the recordbooks’;

Booknoun

a major division of a long written composition;

‘the book of Isaiah’;

Booknoun

a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance

Booknoun

a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made;

‘they run things by the book around here’;

Booknoun

the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina

Booknoun

the sacred writings of the Christian religions;

‘he went to carry the Word to the heathen’;

Bookverb

record a charge in a police register;

‘The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man’;

Bookverb

arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance;

‘reserve me a seat on a flight’; ‘The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family’; ‘please hold a table at Maxim's’;

Bookverb

engage for a performance;

‘Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo’;

Bookverb

register in a hotel booker

Booknoun

a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers

‘a book of selected poems’;

Booknoun

a literary composition that is published or intended for publication as a book

‘he's writing a book about his experiences’;

Booknoun

a main division of a literary work or of the Bible

‘the Book of Genesis’;

Booknoun

the libretto of a musical or opera, or the script of a play.

Booknoun

used to refer to studying

‘he was so deep in his books he would forget to eat’;

Booknoun

the telephone directory for the area in which someone lives

‘is your name in the book?’;

Booknoun

a magazine

‘Charlotte's mother always called magazines ‘books’’; ‘women's books like Cosmopolitan and Ladies' Home Journal’;

Booknoun

an imaginary record or list (often used to emphasize the comprehensiveness of someone's actions or experience)

‘she felt every emotion in the book of love’;

Booknoun

a bound set of blank sheets for writing in

‘an accounts book’;

Booknoun

a set of records or accounts

‘a bid to balance the books’;

Booknoun

a bookmaker's record of bets accepted and money paid out.

Booknoun

the notebook in which a referee writes the names of players who are cautioned for foul play

‘his name went into the book for a foul on Smyth’;

Booknoun

the first six tricks taken by the declarer in a hand of bridge, after which further tricks count towards fulfilling the contract.

Booknoun

a set of tickets, stamps, matches, samples of cloth, etc., bound together

‘a pattern book’;

Bookverb

reserve (accommodation, a place, etc.); buy (a ticket) in advance

‘book early to avoid disappointment’; ‘I have booked a table at the Swan’;

Bookverb

reserve accommodation for (someone)

‘his secretary had booked him into the Howard Hotel’; ‘book me a single room at my usual hotel’;

Bookverb

register one's arrival at a hotel

‘he booked in at a hotel’;

Bookverb

engage (a performer or guest) for an event

‘the promoter booked him for another appearance’;

Bookverb

have all places reserved; be full

‘at weekends we're usually booked up’;

Bookverb

make an official note of the personal details of (a person who has broken a law or rule)

‘the cop booked me and took me down to the station’;

Bookverb

(of a referee) note down the name of (a player) who is cautioned for foul play

‘McMahon was booked for a foul’;

Bookverb

leave suddenly

‘they just ate your pizza and drank your soda and booked’;

Bookverb

move quickly; hurry

‘I didn't hear the verdict because I had to book it to work’; ‘my sister and I booked to the playground’;

Book

A book is a medium for recording information in the form of writing or images, typically composed of many pages (made of papyrus, parchment, vellum, or paper) bound together and protected by a cover. The technical term for this physical arrangement is codex (plural, codices).

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