microfiche microfiche  /ˈmaɪ kroʊ ˌfitʃ/


  • (n) small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographed; a magnification system is used to read the material


  1. Others may argue that pretending that your cat is trying to smuggle microfiche to Moscow is even more pathetic than pretending that it wants to eat a cheeseburger.
  2. Today's Zaharoffs come equipped with computer printouts, microfiche reference data on ballistic curves and a quick-reference international airlines timetable.
  3. The mechanist will miniaturize it in terms of microfiche, and the mystics will miniaturize it by moving to a certain core of books and developing consciousness.



  1. "The critical difference, from a copyright perspective, is that the computer, as opposed to the machines used for viewing microfilm and microfiche, requires the interaction of a computer program in order to accomplish the useful reproduction...
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: Stanley F. Birch, Jr. Source: Law.com (registration)

  2. Gordon, Waxman and Dingell wrote, "It appears that EPA plans to shut libraries first and digitize documents later. It is unclear from the budget proposal or the plan what funds will be allocated to ensuring that paper and microfiche documents will...
    on Oct 30, 2006 By: John Dingell Source: First Amendment Center

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