microreader

microreader
\\“+\ noun
Etymology: micr- + reader
: an apparatus that gives an enlarged image of a microphotograph suitable for reading or viewing

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/muy"kroh ree'deuhr/, n.
a device for projecting an enlarged image of a microfilm or microphotograph, esp. on a ground-glass screen.
[1945-50; MICRO- + READER]

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microreader /mīˈkrō-rē-dər/
noun
A device that produces an enlarged image of a microphotograph or microfilm
ORIGIN:micro- (1e)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • microreader — /muy kroh ree deuhr/, n. a device for projecting an enlarged image of a microfilm or microphotograph, esp. on a ground glass screen. [1945 50; MICRO + READER] * * * …   Universalium

  • microreader — noun Any device used to read microfilm or microfiche …   Wiktionary

  • microreader — mi·cro·reader …   English syllables

  • micro- — a combining form with the meanings small (microcosm; microgamete), very small in comparison with others of its kind (microcassette; microlith), too small to be seen by the unaided eye (microfossil; microorganism), dealing with extremely minute… …   Universalium

  • microfiche — mi|cro|fiche [ maıkrə,fiʃ ] noun count or uncount a sheet of film with very small photographs of documents on it, used for storing information in a library where it can be read using a special machine called a microreader …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • microfiche — UK [ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfiːʃ] / US [ˈmaɪkrəˌfɪʃ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms microfiche : singular microfiche plural microfiches a sheet of film with very small photographs of documents on it, used for storing information in a library where it… …   English dictionary

  • micr- — combining form or micro Etymology: Middle English micro , from Latin, from Greek mikr , mikro , from mikros, smikros small, short; akin to Old English smēalīc careful, exquisite, Old High German smāhi small, low, Old Norse smār small, and perhaps …   Useful english dictionary


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