a photographic film with one or more very small images of printed or other graphic matter. Numerous images, corresponding to the contents of a book, newspaper, or journal, are typically produced on one long roll of film, and may be viewed for reading in a special apparatus called a microfilm reader.
to photograph and produce images of on microfilm.
(1) Raw (unexposed and unprocessed) fine-grain, high- resolution film suitable for use in micrographics.(2) Fine- grain, high-resolution film containing microimages. See also CAMERA FILM, DIAZO FILM, DRY SILVER FILM, SAFETY FILM, SILVER GELATIN FILM, VESICULAR FILM.