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n. pl. microfiche or mi·cro·fich·es
A card or sheet of microfilm capable of accommodating and preserving a considerable number of pages, as of printed text, in reduced form.
(Photography) a sheet of film, usually the size of a filing card, on which books, newspapers, documents, etc, can be recorded in miniaturized form. Sometimes shortened to: fiche See also ultrafiche
[C20: from French, from micro- + fiche small card, from Old French fichier to fix]
n., pl. -fiche, -fich•es.
a flat sheet of microfilm, containing reproductions of printed or graphic matter.Also called fiche.
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|Noun||1.||microfiche - small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographed; a magnification system is used to read the material|
microfilm - film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material