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mi·cro·film

(mī'krō-film),
1. A photographic film bearing greatly reduced images of printed records.
2. To record on microfilm.

microfilm

[mī′krəfilm]
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.

microfilm

(mī′krō-fĭlm″)
A film containing a greatly reduced photoimage of printed or graphic matter.
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Countless additional documents permeate the courts, correctional facilities, law firms, immigration and naturalization services, and litigation-support companies, which scan opposing parties' microfilmed records and deliver the data to neutral sites for attorneys to access.
Some documents have been microfilmed onto roll film, fiche, and aperture cards, the latter being the most effective way to deliver maintenance information, he added.
Perhaps, a vehicle manufacturer wants to simplify integration of new parts with old, or an oil company wants to efficiently compare billions of microfilmed drilling tests from sites it's revisited worldwide since the 1930s.
They have been seeking an easy and economical means to digitize these millions of microfilmed transactions, to respond to customer requests for copies far sooner than the two or more weeks it typically takes to get a copy to a customer by mail.
The British are eager to digitize massive microfilm libraries, as well as paper warehouses that can be microfilmed, to bring valuable documents online for rapid access.
Printrak and SunRise became aware of each other's capabilities while working on one of the largest document imaging projects in history for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, which requires conversion of 28 million microfilmed documents to an online criminal history system.
ImageSearch 300 adds a series of new capabilities to Anacomp's Digital Scanner 300 scanning software, which enable users to enhance, crop, mask, rotate and distribute any microfilmed document digitized and downloaded to a personal computer by the Digital Scanner 300.