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mi·cro·film

 (mī′krə-fĭlm′)
n.
1. A film on which printed materials are photographed at greatly reduced size for ease of storage.
2. A reproduction on this kind of film.
tr.v. mi·cro·filmed, mi·cro·film·ing, mi·cro·films
To reproduce (documents, for example) on microfilm.

microfilm

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɪlm)
n
(Photography) a strip of film of standard width on which books, newspapers, documents, etc, can be recorded in miniaturized form
vb
(Photography) to photograph (a page, document, etc) on microfilm

mi•cro•film

(ˈmaɪ krəˌfɪlm)

n.
1. a film bearing a miniature photographic copy of printed or graphic matter.
v.t.
2. to make a microfilm of.
[1930–35]

microfilm


Past participle: microfilmed
Gerund: microfilming

Imperative
microfilm
microfilm
Present
I microfilm
you microfilm
he/she/it microfilms
we microfilm
you microfilm
they microfilm
Preterite
I microfilmed
you microfilmed
he/she/it microfilmed
we microfilmed
you microfilmed
they microfilmed
Present Continuous
I am microfilming
you are microfilming
he/she/it is microfilming
we are microfilming
you are microfilming
they are microfilming
Present Perfect
I have microfilmed
you have microfilmed
he/she/it has microfilmed
we have microfilmed
you have microfilmed
they have microfilmed
Past Continuous
I was microfilming
you were microfilming
he/she/it was microfilming
we were microfilming
you were microfilming
they were microfilming
Past Perfect
I had microfilmed
you had microfilmed
he/she/it had microfilmed
we had microfilmed
you had microfilmed
they had microfilmed
Future
I will microfilm
you will microfilm
he/she/it will microfilm
we will microfilm
you will microfilm
they will microfilm
Future Perfect
I will have microfilmed
you will have microfilmed
he/she/it will have microfilmed
we will have microfilmed
you will have microfilmed
they will have microfilmed
Future Continuous
I will be microfilming
you will be microfilming
he/she/it will be microfilming
we will be microfilming
you will be microfilming
they will be microfilming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been microfilming
you have been microfilming
he/she/it has been microfilming
we have been microfilming
you have been microfilming
they have been microfilming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been microfilming
you will have been microfilming
he/she/it will have been microfilming
we will have been microfilming
you will have been microfilming
they will have been microfilming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been microfilming
you had been microfilming
he/she/it had been microfilming
we had been microfilming
you had been microfilming
they had been microfilming
Conditional
I would microfilm
you would microfilm
he/she/it would microfilm
we would microfilm
you would microfilm
they would microfilm
Past Conditional
I would have microfilmed
you would have microfilmed
he/she/it would have microfilmed
we would have microfilmed
you would have microfilmed
they would have microfilmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microfilm - film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced sizemicrofilm - film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material
photographic film, film - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
microfiche - small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographed; a magnification system is used to read the material
Verb1.microfilm - record on microfilm
film - record in film; "The coronation was filmed"
Translations
ميكروفيلْم: فِلم صَغير
mikrofilm
mikrofilm
mikrofilm
örfilma, míkrófilma
mikrofilmas
mikrofilma
mikrofilm
mikrofilm

microfilm

[ˈmaɪkrəʊfɪlm]
A. Nmicrofilm m
B. VTmicrofilmar
C. CPD microfilm reader Nlector m de microfilms

microfilm

[ˈmaɪkrəʊfɪlm]
nmicrofilm m
vtmicrofilmermicrofilm reader nmicrolecteur m

microfilm

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɪlm]
1. nmicrofilm m inv
2. vtmicrofilmare

microfilm

(ˈmaikrəfilm) noun
film on which documents, books etc are recorded very much smaller than actual size.

mi·cro·film

n. microfilm, microfilme, película que contiene información reducida a un tamaño mínimo.
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[MD] We wanted a deep tank processor that is designed with the latest smart technology and able to process both black and white and colour microfilms.
Contract notice: digitization of microfilms from bnf collections
The deal involves Kodak's data conversion services business in Monroe, as well as an agreement, under which the company will continue supplying microfilms, while providing service and support for microfilm equipment.
Ted Erho, a postgraduate student in the Department of Theology and Religion and recipient of the university's highly competitive Doctoral Fellowship, made the find while examining microfilms of classical Ethiopic manuscripts.
It microfilms every newspaper it receives except for a handful of the larger newspapers that microfilm their own copies.
Good storage, of the newspapers themselves and of the microfilms, is essential.
CONWY Archive Service has added microfilms of the Original Llandudno Directory and Register 1867-1910 to its collection of newspapers.
Some statistics are provided for the collections and microfilms that have been made available.
"For years, librarians and information professionals have referred to us by a host of names, including University Microfilms, University Microfilms International, University Microfilms Inc., or UMI," said Jonathan James, UMI manager of Corporate Communications.
(which provides the electronic database NEXIS), and University Microfilms International for reproducing "the free-lance authors' work in an electronic and infringing form without either obtaining the authors' consent to the reproduction or compensating them for usurpation." (University Microfilm produces CD-ROMs for distributing information electronically.)
The indexes of business periodicals that are currently available include ABI/INFORM (University Microfilms International), Business Index (Information Access Co.), Business Periodicals Index (H.
India--The US Library of Congress field office in New Delhi (under the American Embassy) microfilms all the leading newspapers & important publications covering the political, economic and social arena & duplicating them--about 2000 rolls of 35mm per year and diazo copies are given to the newspaper organisations.