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To place pages in sequential order because the author's poor Microsoft Office skills propelled the overall formatting into a interspersed and muddled mess of a document. Noun, verb, adjective.
"I am going to have to spend hours fixing the pagination of this report, the Table of Contents is all wrong." Karen told Stephanie.

"It is most certainly not to our standards." replied Stephanie.
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A method of guessing on a multiple choice test that involves looking at the position of the second hand. If the hand is between 12 and 3 the guess is A. If the hand is between 3 and 6 the guess is B. Between 6 and 9 guess C. Between 9 and 12 guess D.
I passed my test! Thanks to the Clock Method
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The act of paginating a web-page, or a web page that has been paginated.

Basically, instead of putting an entire article on a single web page, to paginate is to spread the article across multiple pages. A good example is a news article containing 12 images, but each image is on a single web page, forcing you to click the 'next' button 11 times in order to see all the images.

This practice is often used by websites as a means of click-baiting the viewer; by forcing you to keep loading new pages, you're spending longer on the website - and by extension, viewing more advertisements on the site, which leads to ad revenue.

Unfortunately, this is inconvenient for the end user; particularly if they're browsing on mobile device and the connection is slow, as it greatly increases the amount of time spent waiting for pages to fully-load. It also means more mobile data is used overall as the entire page has to be reloaded each time you click the 'next' button.
My favourite news site introduced pagination to their articles, so I can't be bothered to use it any more.
by Lunarclaw August 15, 2016
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