The definition of a microfiche is a small, flat piece of microfilm containing small photographs or images of documents.
An example of a microfiche is a piece of microfilm in a library with small photographs of pages of newspapers.
nounpl. -·fich·es or -·fiche·
a small sheet of microfilm on which a number of pages of microcopy can be recorded
Origin of microficheFrench from micro-, micro- + fiche, a small card, mark on a card, origin, originally a pin, peg from Old French ficher, to attach: see fichu
nounpl. microfiche, or mi·cro·fich·es
A card or sheet of microfilm capable of accommodating and preserving a considerable number of pages, as of printed text, in reduced form.
Origin of microficheFrenchGreek 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.)