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microfilm

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊ.fɪlm/  us   /-kroʊ-/
film that is used for photographing information in a reduced size, or a piece of this film
microfilm
verb [T] uk   us  
The paper records were microfilmed to save storage space.
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