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microfilm

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noun mi·cro·film \ˈmī-krə-ˌfilm\

Definition of microfilm

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

Examples of microfilm in a sentence

  1. studying newspaper microfilms from the early 1900s

Origin and Etymology 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

microfilmable

play \ˌmī-krə-ˈfil-mə-bəl\ adjective

microfilmer

play \ˈmī-krə-ˌfil-mər\ noun

1937

First Known Use of microfilm

1937


MICROFILM Defined for English Language Learners

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microfilm

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noun mi·cro·film \ˈmī-krə-ˌfilm\

Definition of microfilm for English Language Learners

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


MICROFILM Defined for Kids

microfilm

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noun mi·cro·film \ˈmī-krə-ˌfilm\

Definition of microfilm for Students

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


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