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The printed or positive reproduction of a microphotograph.
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(Photography) a microphotograph reproduced on paper and read by a magnifying device. It is used in order to reduce the size of large books, etc
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(ˈmaɪ krəˌprɪnt)

a microphotograph reproduced in print for reading by a magnifying device.
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