noun, plural mi·cro·fiche, mi·cro·fich·es.
- a flat sheet of microfilm in a form suitable for filing, typically measuring 4 by 6 inches (10 by 15 cm) and containing microreproductions, as of printed or graphic matter, in a grid pattern.
verb (used with object), mi·cro·fiched, mi·cro·fi·ching.
- to enter or record on a microfiche: The correspondence was microfiched for easy storage.
- a sheet of film, usually the size of a filing card, on which books, newspapers, documents, etc, can be recorded in miniaturized formSometimes shortened to: fiche See also ultrafiche
n.1950, from French microfiche, from micro- + French fiche “slip of paper” (see fiche).