Difference between a page, a sheet, a leaf, a folio - when are these used?
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A page in a magazine.
A sheet of paper.
A leaf turned over.
A folio - ??
With reference to books, we talk about pages. We may even say that we turned over the leaf of a book to read the next chapter. We could say that we replaced one sheet of paper in a sheaf of pages with a fresh sheet.
When is the word folio used with regard to books or paper in general, any idea?