Microfilm - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmaɪkroʊfɪlm|  American pronunciation of the word microfilm
Brit.  |ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)fɪlm|  British pronunciation of the word microfilm

noun

- film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material

verb

- record on microfilm

Examples

studying newspaper microfilms from the early 1900s

Most of the daily newspapers are available on microfilm.

...a microfilm containing a collection of diurnals published by 19th-century American abolitionists...

Word forms

noun
singular: microfilm
plural: microfilms
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