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microfiche

[ mahy-kruh-feesh ]
/ 藞ma瑟 kr蓹藢fi蕛 /
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noun, plural mi路cro路fiche, mi路cro路fich路es.
a flat sheet of microfilm in a form suitable for filing, typically measuring 4 by 6 inches (10 by 15 centimeters) and containing microreproductions, as of printed or graphic matter, in a grid pattern.
verb (used with object), mi路cro路fiched, mi路cro路fi路ching.
to enter or record on a microfiche: The correspondence was microfiched for easy storage.
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Also called fiche, film card.

Origin of microfiche

First recorded in 1945鈥50; micro- + French fiche 鈥渟mall card鈥
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British Dictionary definitions for microfiche

microfiche
/ (藞ma瑟kr蓹蕣藢fi藧蕛) /

noun
a sheet of film, usually the size of a filing card, on which books, newspapers, documents, etc, can be recorded in miniaturized formSometimes shortened to: fiche See also ultrafiche

Word Origin for microfiche

C20: from French, from micro- + fiche small card, from Old French fichier to fix
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