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a strip of film of standard width on which books, newspapers, documents, etc., can be recorded in miniaturized form
Greatly reduced film records of such things as books, newspapers, engineering drawings, reports, and manuscripts; copies are made on fine-grain film of 16, 35, 70, and 105-millimeter size, permitting easy storage and handling.
microfilmA continuous film strip that holds several thousand miniaturized document pages. See micrographics.
|Microfilm and Microfiche|
|Billions of pages have been recorded on film and fiche, but optical methods are replacing this old imaging method.|