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cassette

play
noun cas·sette \kə-ˈset, ka-\

Simple Definition of cassette

  • : a thin case that holds audio tape or videotape and in which the tape passes from one reel to another when being played

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cassette

  1. 1 :  casket 1

  2. 2 :  a usually flat case or cartridge that can be easily loaded or unloaded: as a :  a lightproof magazine for holding film or plates for use in a camera b :  a plastic cartridge containing magnetic tape with the tape passing from one reel to another

  3. 3 :  a cassette tape player

Examples of cassette in a sentence

  1. The songs are available on cassette.



Variants of cassette

also

casette

Origin and Etymology of cassette

French, from Middle French, diminutive of dialect French (Norman & Picard) casse case


First Known Use: 1793


CASSETTE Defined for Kids

cassette

play
noun cas·sette \kə-ˈset\

Definition of cassette for Students

  1. 1 :  a container that holds audiotape or videotape and in which the tape passes from one reel to another when being played

  2. 2 :  a container holding photographic film or plates that can be easily loaded into a camera




Medical Dictionary

cassette

noun cas·sette

Medical Definition of cassette

  1. 1:  a lightproof magazine for holding film or plates for use in a camera; specifically :  one for holding the intensifying screens and film in X-ray photography

  2. 2:  a small plastic cartridge containing magnetic tape with the tape on one reel passing to the other



Variants of cassette

also

casette

\kə-ˈset, ka-\play


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