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microfilm

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noun mi·cro·film \ˈmī-krə-ˌfilm\

Simple Definition of microfilm

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

Full Definition of microfilm

  1. :  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


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microfilm

verb mi·cro·film

Definition of microfilm

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to reproduce on microfilm

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make microfilms

mi·cro·film·able play \ˌmī-krə-ˈfil-mə-bəl\ adjective
mi·cro·film·er play \ˈmī-krə-ˌfil-mər\ noun


1937

First Known Use of microfilm

1937



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