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1microfilm

noun mi·cro·film \ˈmī-krə-ˌfilm\

: film on which very small photographs of the printed pages of a newspaper, magazine, etc., are stored

Full Definition of MICROFILM

:  a film bearing a photographic record on a reduced scale of printed or other graphic matter

Examples of MICROFILM

  1. studying newspaper microfilms from the early 1900s

Origin of MICROFILM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1906

2microfilm

verb

Definition of MICROFILM

transitive verb
:  to reproduce on microfilm
intransitive verb
:  to make microfilms
mi·cro·film·able \ˌmī-krə-ˈfil-mə-bəl\ adjective
mi·cro·film·er \ˈmī-krə-ˌfil-mər\ noun

First Known Use of MICROFILM

1937
MICROFILMABLE Defined for Kids

microfilm

noun mi·cro·film \ˈmī-krə-ˌfilm\

Definition of MICROFILM for Kids

:  a film on which something (as printing) is recorded in a much smaller size

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