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microprint

[mahy-kruh-print] /ˈmaɪ krəˌprɪnt/
noun
1.
a microphotograph reproduced in print for reading by a magnifying device.
Origin of microprint
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; micro- + print
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  • However, they had enough old Federation-period textbooks still in microprint to know what could be done with gadolinium.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
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microprint

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌprɪnt/
noun
1.
a microphotograph reproduced on paper and read by a magnifying device. It is used in order to reduce the size of large books, etc
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