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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A device for reading materials in microform, such as microfilm and microfiche.
- n. Any device used to read microfilm or microfiche
“He rose, went into the control room, returned with a reel which he threaded into his microreader.”
“So anyone with a laptop, a microreader and a serial cable could extract your codes from your speed pass or your car key while sitting next to you for only a couple seconds.”
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“Every microreader in the palace is probably bugged. ”
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