microfilm

Definitions

Banking

  • noun a roll of film on which a document is photographed in very small scale
  • verb to make a very small-scale photograph

Electronics

  • A roll of photographic film, usually 35 mm or 16 mm, upon which photographically-reduced images of printed sheets, or other information, is stored. A microfilm reader is necessary for viewing.

Information & Library Science

Media Studies

  • noun a strip of photographic film on which tiny reproductions have been recorded
  • verb to photograph something on microfilm
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