Definition of man page in English:

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man page

noun

Computing
A document forming part of the documentation of a computer system.
Example sentences
  • The man page sums this up nicely: ‘Nothing is sent to the system log.’
  • Please see the man page for details.
  • In some distributions, the man page for this function may be missing.

Origin

Short for manual page.

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Syllabification: man page

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