- film on which documents, printed pages, etc. are photographed in a reduced size for convenience in storage and transportation: enlarged prints can be made from such film, or the film can be viewed by projection
- reproduction on microfilm
An example of microfilm is how large amounts of historical documents are stored in public libraries.
- A film on which printed materials are photographed at greatly reduced size for ease of storage.
- A reproduction on this kind of film.
transitive verbmi·cro·filmed, mi·cro·film·ing, mi·cro·films
(third-person singular simple present microfilms, present participle microfilming, simple past and past participle microfilmed)
- To reproduce documents on such film
micro- +"Ž film
microfilm - Computer Definition
- While these records are officially available in either county offices or the state archives, you may be able to find transcribed copies in your local library genealogy room, or view originals on microfilm.
- The opportunity to be a detective - Genealogy requires the search for information, with formats ranging from court house record books, library microfilm, family photos and documents and web searches.
- These branches are called Family History Centers.The Centers have data records on microfilm and microfiche and will order additional records from Salt Lake City for a small fee.
- Family history centers, such as those owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, have the National Archives passenger ships lists on microfilm as well.
- Many of the documents have been transferred to microfilm, which can be viewed at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. or at one of the regional archive centers.