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1. A photographic film bearing greatly reduced images of printed records.
2. To record on microfilm.
a strip of 16-mm or 35-mm film that contains photographic reproductions of pages of books, documents, or other library or medical records in greatly reduced size. The film is viewed through a machine that enlarges the photographic images to normal reading size.
A film containing a greatly reduced photoimage of printed or graphic matter.