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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).]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations

microfiche

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

[ˈmaɪkrəʊfiːʃ] nmicrofiche f
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microfiche

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfiːʃ] nmicrofiche f inv
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microfiche

n. microficha, ficha en la que se acumulan datos para ser vistos bajo un lente amplificador.
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The QYReasearch study focuses on both the production and consumption sides of Microfilm and Microfiche Equipment & Supplies, and presents the global Microfilm and Microfiche Equipment & Supplies market size by manufacturers, regions, type and application, history breakdown data from 2013 to 2018, and forecast to 2025.
Microfiche rose in popularity after the technology was used to shrink documents vital to the success of the French during the Franco-Prussian War.
Dissatisfied with microfiche storage options, New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union invented DARS, an optical storage system designed to save credit unions up to 75% of their microfiche expense.
As well as expanding our stock of books on the shelves, we have invested in the latest hi-tech equipment, including an interactive touch-screen viewer and a digital microfiche scanner.
ST Imaging is a logical microfilm and microfiche scanner solution replacement for old Canon, Minolta, and other microform manufacturers.
Reportedly, the bank has invested over USD0.4m to scan and extract data from documents residing on microfiche.
The average grade given was a "C" largely because of the agencies' reliance on paper records and even older media (e.g., microfiche and microfilm).
Nine million of the resulting 17 million records they found, cataloged and preserved on microfiche are now digitized and available online through Ancestry.com, with more to come.
This has allowed us to provide additional microfiche and film readers, more resources on open access and improved study space which has led to an increase in visitors to the heritage section with 17,254 visits to the section during October 2011.
LYRASIS's existing partnership with Creekside Digital, a firm that specializes in document and microfilm digitization, was also expanded with a new service of preservation quality microfiche scanning.
(61) The trial, condemnation and horrid execution of David M'Lean, formerly of Pennsylvania, for high treason, against the British government, at the city of Quebec, on the 21st of July last [...], (Windham (Ohio), [s.n.], 1797, 12 p.), Early American imprints, First series (microfiche no.