Definition of microform in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)fɔːm


[mass noun]
  • Microphotographic reproduction, on film or paper, of a manuscript, map, or other document: the letters are available to researchers in microfilm [count noun]: the preparation of microfilm and other microforms
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    • 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’.
    • Others, however, are more obvious on a small scale, or microform.

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