Definition of microform in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrəˌfôrm/


Microphotographic reproduction on film or paper of a manuscript, map, or other document.
Example sentences
  • I see people in libraries and archives and Family History Centres, obsessed with finding traces of family in microform, in scraps of paper, officially, and sometimes arbitrarily, preserved for posterity.
  • ‘The equipment that is used to provide physical access to the information in microform and in compact disc format result in considerably distinct experiences for users’.
  • The Australian Joint Copying Project continued and extended this work in microform.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.