microfilm
I. noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1906 a film bearing a photographic record on a reduced scale of printed or other graphic matter II. verb Date: 1937 transitive verb to reproduce on microfilm intransitive verb to make microfilms • microfilmable adjectivemicrofilmer noun

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  • microfilm — [ mikrofilm ] n. m. • 1931; de micro et film ♦ Reproduction très réduite de documents sur film photographique. ⇒ microcopie, microforme. Lire un manuscrit ancien sur microfilm. ⇒ microfiche. Collection de microfilms. ⇒ filmothèque. ● microfilm… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • microfilm — MICROFÍLM, microfilme, s.n. Film fotografic pe care sunt copiate documente sau cărţi la o scară foarte mică, obţinându se o mare economie de spaţiu. – Din fr. microfilm, germ. Mikrofilm. Trimis de LauraGellner, 19.01.2005. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • microfilm — Ⅰ. microfilm UK US /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɪlm/ noun [C or U] ► film on which photographs of documents are stored in a very small form, or a piece of this film: »Most libraries have old newspapers available on microfilm. Ⅱ. microfilm UK US /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɪlm/… …   Financial and business terms

  • microfilm — [mī΄krōfilm΄] n. 1. film on which documents, printed pages, etc. are photographed in a reduced size for convenience in storage and transportation: enlarged prints can be made from such film, or the film can be viewed by projection 2. reproduction …   English World dictionary

  • Microfilm — Mic ro*film, v. t. to photograph and produce images of on microfilm. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Microfilm — Mic ro*film, n. [Micro + film.] a photographic film with one or more very small images of printed or other graphic matter. Numerous images, corresponding to the contents of a book, newspaper, or journal, are typically produced on one long roll of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • microfilm — sustantivo masculino 1. Microfilme. microfilme o microfilm sustantivo masculino 1. Película de tamaño reducido usada para reproducir libros, documentos o impresos, que puede leerse en aparatos especiales o reproducirse en fotos: Hemos encargado… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • microfilm — Tira de película de 16 mm o 35 mm que contiene las reproducciones fotográficas de páginas de libros, documentos u otro documento médico o bibliográfico en un tamaño muy reducido. La película se puede visualizar mediante unas máquinas especiales… …   Diccionario médico

  • microfilm — microfilm(e) → película …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • microfilm — (n.) 1927, coined from MICRO (Cf. micro ) + FILM (Cf. film) (n.). The verb is first recorded 1940, from the noun. Related: Microfilmed; microfilming …   Etymology dictionary

  • microfilm — ► NOUN ▪ a length of film containing greatly reduced photographs of a newspaper, book, etc …   English terms dictionary

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