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mi·cro·form

 (mī′krə-fôrm′)
n.
An arrangement of images reduced in size, as on microfilm or microfiche.
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microform

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɔːm)
n
(Computer Science) computing a method of storing symbolic information by using photographic reduction techniques, such as microfilm, microfiche, etc
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mi•cro•form

(ˈmaɪ krəˌfɔrm)

n.
any form, either film or paper, containing microreproductions.
[1955–60]
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microform

A generic term for any form, whether film, video tape, paper, or other medium, containing miniaturized or otherwise compressed images which cannot be read without special display devices.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Translations

microform

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɔːm] Nmicroforma f
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The last two chapters cover microform, materials available online, databases, and search terms.
This summer an extremely rare microform King James Bible that was aboard the Apollo 14 space flight was auctioned off in Los Angeles--with bids starting at $50,000.
All microform images may be provided as positives or negatives, more often the latter.
KC Communications, based at Lindley, will be working on behalf of Yorkshire Yogi, Microform Imaging LTD and The Flood Company.
A microform cleft can appear as small as a little dent in the red part of the lip or look like a scar from the lip up to the nostril.
Michael Riley, senior historian for Heritage Auctions said that this tiny microform contains the complete Bible, all 1,245 pages of the King James Bible, both Old and New Testaments.
ST Imaging is a logical microfilm and microfiche scanner solution replacement for old Canon, Minolta, and other microform manufacturers.
An electronic library (colloquially referred to as a digital library) is a focused collection of digital objects that can include text, visual material, audio material, video material, stored as electronic media formats (as opposed to print, microform, or other media), along with means for organizing, storing, and retrieving the files and media contained in the library collection.
Second, neither paper (with its 1,000-year storage potential) nor microform (predictively viable for 500 years) is going away.
Among her topics are the basics of online searching, library catalogs, scholarly journals, modern British literary magazines, microform and digital collections, manuscripts and archives, web resources, and researching a thorny problem.
NA Publishing also provides microform archiving of periodicals and journals (more than 20,000 titles in all) for the library, higher education, and healthcare markets.
Prior to that, he was a reference librarian in the local history and genealogy reading room, the microform reading room, and the main reading room of the HSSD.