from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A card or sheet of microfilm capable of accommodating and preserving a considerable number of pages, as of printed text, in reduced form.
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- n. A sheet of microfilm, six by four inches, holding several hundred reduced images of document pages; read using a microfiche reader or microfilm reader.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographed; a magnification system is used to read the material
French : Greek 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).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)