microfiche

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noun mi·cro·fiche \ˈmī-krō-ˌfēsh, -ˌfish\

Definition of microfiche

plural

microfiche

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microfiches

play \-ˌfē-shəz, -ˌfēsh, -ˌfi-shəz, -ˌfish\
  1. :  a sheet of microfilm containing rows of images of printed pages

Examples of microfiche in a sentence

  1. Every issue of the magazine is available on microfiche.

  2. He looked at microfiches of old magazines.

Origin and Etymology of microfiche

French, from micr- micr- + fiche peg, marker in a game, index card, slip, from ficher to stick in — more at fichu


First Known Use: 1943


MICROFICHE Defined for English Language Learners

microfiche

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noun mi·cro·fiche \ˈmī-krō-ˌfēsh, -ˌfish\

Definition of microfiche for English Language Learners

  • : a sheet of film that has very small photographs of the pages of a newspaper, magazine, etc., which are viewed by using a special machine : a sheet of microfilm


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