Parts of a Book

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Words Related to Literature - Parts of a Book

Here you will learn some English words for parts of a book, such as "leaf", "epigraph", and "addendum".

Words Related to Literature
addendumnoun

a section of additional material that is usually added at the end of a book

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afterwordnoun

a part at the end of a book including some final words that may not be written by the author

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appendixnoun

a separate part at the end of a book that gives further information

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bindingnoun

the cover or materials holding the pages of a book together, protecting it

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blurbnoun

a short promotional description of a book, motion picture, etc. published on the cover of a book or in an advertisement

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chapternoun

one of the main sections of a book, with a particular number and title

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covernoun

the protective outer page of a magazine or book

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entrynoun

an item that is written in a book, dictionary, list, etc. or a piece of information that is entered on a computer database

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epigraphnoun

a short quotation or phrase that is written at the beginning of a book or any chapter of it, suggesting the theme

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epiloguenoun

a concluding part added at the end of a novel, play, etc.

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erratumnoun

an error in a written or printed document

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folionoun

a book made by folding large sheets of paper in halves

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footnotenoun

an extra piece of information that is placed at the bottom of a printed page

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forewordnoun

a short introductory section at the beginning of a book, usually written by someone other than the author

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frontispiecenoun

an illustration at the beginning of a book, on the page that is facing the title page

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gatefoldnoun

a large sheet folded in a way that fits a magazine or book, intended to be opened for reading

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glossarynoun

a list of technical terms or jargons of a particular field or text, provided in alphabetical order with an explanation for each one

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indexnoun

an alphabetical list of subjects, names, etc. along with the page numbers each of them occurs, coming at the end of a book

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inscriptionnoun

a brief piece written in the front page of a book, or on a work of art or engraved in stone or metal, as a sign of dedication to someone

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jacketnoun

a loose paper covering a book protecting it against dust, usually with a design or illustration on it

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leafnoun

a sheet of printed material, especially a book, with a page on each side

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marginnoun

the blank space at the edge of a written or printed page

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miscellaneanoun

a collection of various items, such as literary pieces, poems, letters, etc., gathered from different sources

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page
pagenoun

one side or both sides of a sheet of paper in a newspaper, magazine, book, etc.

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plot holenoun

an apparent mistake or inconsistency in the narrative of a book, motion picture, etc.

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preamblenoun

an introductory or preliminary part of a book, statute, document, etc., explaining its purpose

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prefacenoun

an introductory piece written by the author of a book explaining its subject, scope, or aims

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spinenoun

the edge of a book that binds all the pages together, usually with the title and the publisher's name appearing on its cover

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subtitlenoun

an additional title of a published work that gives extra information about it

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text
textnoun

the main printed material of a book, magazine, etc. exclusive of notes, illustrations, etc.

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titlenoun

the name given to a movie, book, etc.

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title pagenoun

the page at the front of a book that the names of the book, its author, and publisher are printed on it

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