A generic term for any form, whether film, video tape, paper, or other medium, containing miniaturized or otherwise compressed images which cannot be read without special display devices.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Microform — Mi cro*form, n. [Micro + form, n.] (Biol.) A microscopic form of life; an animal or vegetable organism of microscopic size. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • microform — [mī′krō fôrm΄] n. any form of photographically reduced document, print, etc., as microfilm or microfiche …   English World dictionary

  • Microform — For other uses, see Microform (disambiguation). Digital scanning of microfilm (see Digital conversion below). Microforms are any forms, either films or paper, containing microreproductions[1] of documents for transmission, storage, reading, and… …   Wikipedia

  • microform — /muy kreuh fawrm /, n. any form, either film or paper, containing microreproductions. [1955 60; MICRO + FORM] * * * also called  Microcopy, or Microrecord,         any process, photographic or electronic, for reproducing printed matter or other… …   Universalium

  • microform — noun Date: 1944 1. a process for reproducing printed matter in a much reduced size < documents in microform > 2. matter reproduced by microform …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • microform — mikroformatas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Bendrasis terminas, kuriuo vadinamas bet kuris (fotojuostos, vaizdajuostės, popieriaus ar kitos informacijos laikmenos) formatas, kuriame pateikiami labai sumažinti vaizdai, kurių neįmanoma… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • microform — noun microfilm, microfiche or similar materials …   Wiktionary

  • Microform — Микроформа (микрофотоизображение на плёнке); микроноситель …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • microform — noun microphotographic reproduction on film or paper of a document …   English new terms dictionary

  • microform — mi·cro·form …   English syllables