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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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Liverpool and District Historical Society minute books: Committee and general meetings 22 June 1959 to 14 December 2002 is the culmination of a project to microfilm the society's minute books onto 14 microfiche.
By the very nature of its business, development at Severnside closely mirrors activity at nearby Companies House, where a significant change to the microfiche records system has been introduced from the start of this year.
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In addition to microfiche copies of conference notes, the capsule contained letters from children regarding their dreams for their city in the year 2001.