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microreader Line breaks: micro|read¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrəʊˌriːdə/

Definition of microreader in English:

noun

An apparatus for producing an enlarged readable image from a microfilm or microprint.
Example sentences
  • The three microreaders available in the Library are fully occupied most of the time.
  • Aisles are embedded with inexpensive microreaders, and any product can be inventoried real-time.
  • Periodicals, newspapers, microforms and microreaders are on the fourth floor.

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