Definition of microform in English:

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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.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·form

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