noun, plural mi·cro·fiche, mi·cro·fich·es.
a flat sheet of microfilm in a form suitable for filing, typically measuring 4 by 6 inches (10 by 15 cm) and containing microreproductions, as of printed or graphic matter, in a grid pattern.
verb (used with object), mi·cro·fiched, mi·cro·fi·ching.
to enter or record on a microfiche: The correspondence was microfiched for easy storage.
Origin of microfiche
1945–50; micro- + French fiche small card
Also called fiche, film card.
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Word Origin for microfiche
C20: from French, from micro- + fiche small card, from Old French fichier to fix
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