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cassette

noun cas·sette \kə-ˈset, ka-\

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

Full Definition of CASSETTE

1
:  casket 1
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
:  a cassette tape player

Variants of CASSETTE

cas·sette also ca·sette \kə-ˈset, ka-\
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Examples of CASSETTE

  1. The songs are available on cassette.

Origin of CASSETTE

French, from Middle French, diminutive of dialect French (Norman & Picard) casse case
First Known Use: 1793
CASETTES Defined for Kids

cassette

noun cas·sette \kə-ˈset\

Definition of CASSETTE for Kids

1
:  a container that holds audiotape or videotape and in which the tape passes from one reel to another when being played
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
:  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
:  a small plastic cartridge containing magnetic tape with the tape on one reel passing to the other

Variants of CASSETTE

cas·sette also ca·sette \kə-ˈset, ka-\

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