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microreader

[mahy-kroh-ree-der] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌri dər/
noun
1.
a device for projecting an enlarged image of a microfilm or microphotograph, especially on a ground-glass screen.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; micro- + reader
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microreader

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌriːdə/
noun
1.
an apparatus that produces an enlarged image of a microphotograph
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