American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A card or sheet of microfilm capable of accommodating and preserving a considerable number of pages, as of printed text, in reduced form.
- n. A sheet of microfilm, six by four inches, holding several hundred reduced images of document pages; read using a microfiche reader or microfilm reader.
- n. small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographed; a magnification system is used to read the material
- French : Greek mīkro-, micro- + French fiche, peg, slip of paper, index card (from Old French, peg, from fichier, to drive in, fasten, from Vulgar Latin *fīgicāre, from Latin fīgere; see dhīgw- in Indo-European roots). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Thousands of copyright holders, both individual authors and institutions, have given ERIC permission to scan and display older work previously available only in microfiche.”
“The committee said Olympic tickets will have anticounterfeiting measures such as microfiche-text processing and radio-frequency identification tags.”
“It’s a nicely done book, although it’s a little lacking in diagrams, but the Ron Ayers site seems to have all the "microfiche" assembly diagrams for the bike I’ll ever need.”
“The microfiche machines are Korean War-era and break down constantly.”
“Recounting the conversation rhetorically, he asks, You going to believe your microfiche twenty feet away from you, or me, city historian, or you going to believe someone who told you?”
“She reviewed microfiche of Manley's scrapbook, looked at articles from the time, viewed photos.”
“(Fairly big academic library full of obsessive grad students using the microfiche readers.)”
“My library still uses microfiche for old newspapers, though I think even our reader is newer than the one in the picture.”
“Are there any libraries left that still have a microfiche machines? isrw”
“This is the career I have wanted forever: looking at a vase (must be off desk time), using a cool bar scanner or maybe even use microfiche!”
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Some more words for intermediate and advanced spellers.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
small; reduced; one millionth
Interesting words that came to me in spam emails in the "From" field. Read in pairs by order added, add the initial of your choice, and you'll get a list of "names."
gleaned from the interweb
Looking for tweets for microfiche.