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mi·cro·fiche

 (mī′krō-fēsh′)
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.

[French : Greek mīkro-, micro- + French fiche, peg, slip of paper, index card (from Old French, peg, from fichier, to drive in, fasten, from Vulgar Latin *fīgicāre, from Latin fīgere; see dhīgw- in Indo-European roots).]

microfiche

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfiːʃ)
n
(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]

mi•cro•fiche

(ˈmaɪ krəˌfiʃ)

n., pl. -fiche, -fich•es.
a flat sheet of microfilm, containing reproductions of printed or graphic matter.
Also called fiche.
[1945–50; micro- + French fiche sheet, slip, index card, (earlier) marker, peg, n. derivative of ficher to drive in, fix; see fichu]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microfiche - small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographedmicrofiche - 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
Translations

microfiche

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfiːʃ]
A. Nmicroficha f
B. CPD microfiche reader Nlector m de microfichas

microfiche

[ˈmaɪkrəʊfiːʃ] nmicrofiche f

microfiche

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfiːʃ] nmicrofiche f inv

microfiche

n. microficha, ficha en la que se acumulan datos para ser vistos bajo un lente amplificador.
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Contract award notice: Digitisation of historical archives and their transfer onto microfiches
Il rassemble quarante-trois publications qui ont ete reperees dans la collection de microfiches de l'Institut canadien de microreproductions historiques (ICMH) (8).
Some 450 pages and thirty-three microfiches provide the frequencies of the words in the conciliar decrees as well as the sentences in which they appear.
Saur Verlag is one of the leading publishers for information and documentation, focusing on reference works and bibliographies for libraries and the book-trade worldwide, library catalogues, Who's Who publications, and biographical reference works issued as books, microfiches, CD-ROMs and online editions.
Going forward, the bank has dispensed with microfiches and is capturing the account data directly into the eFLOW platform.