micrographics

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ graphics

Noun[edit]

micrographics (uncountable)

  1. A group of technologies using very small visual representations of text and graphics that are magnified for viewing.
    • 1980, Zane K Quible, Margaret H Johnson, Introduction to Word Processing
      The most obvious advantage of micrographics is the space savings that result.
    • 1990, David Haynes, Information Sources in Information Technology
      With the emergence of new technologies, such as optical media, micrographics often appear as the Cinderella of information storage technology.