Definition of cassette
1 : casket 1
2 : a usually flat case or cartridge that can be easily loaded or unloaded: such asa : a lightproof magazine for holding film or plates for use in a camerab : a plastic cartridge containing magnetic tape with the tape passing from one reel to another
3 : a cassette tape player
Examples of cassette in a Sentence
The songs are available on cassette.
Recent Examples of cassette from the Web
Their homemade mix tapes on actual cassettes range from Ethiopian wedding songs to zydeco tunes.
And her cassette tapes aren't as important this time around.
Cassette album sales grew 74% year-over-year in 2016, according to Billboard.
Similar to records, cassette tapes have also gotten a new leash on life.
That's when the time capsule's contents — including fan letters, a cassette recording of the Market Square Arena concert, a book of Elvis tour photos and a catalog promoting Graceland — is scheduled to be opened.
The relationship between Susan and her dead son's cassette is the battiest to appear on screen since whatever was going on in Makoto Shinkai's Your Name.
A ducted fan coil and a cassette both provide the necessary heating and cooling distribution; the ducted fan coil provides for better mixing of the air in the room, according to information provided by District 181.
As of June 7, a cassette tape and player that Mendelsohn’s character, Danny Rayburn, used for evidence was going for $34 and a necklace with a seahorse pendant for $375.
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Origin and Etymology of cassette
French, from Medieval French, diminutive of dialect French (Norman & Picard) casse case
First Known Use: 1793See Words from the same year
CASSETTE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cassette for English Language Learners
: a thin case that holds audio tape or videotape and in which the tape passes from one reel to another when being played
CASSETTE Defined for Kids
Definition of cassette for Students
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 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
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