mi·​cro·​cas·​sette | \ ˌmī-krō-kə-ˈset How to pronounce microcassette (audio) , -ka- \

Definition of microcassette

: a small cassette of magnetic tape

Examples of microcassette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tragically, the microcassette — filled on both sides — of the golf-cart conversation was lost long ago, and Lasorda’s message faded away every now and then, too. Mike Finger, ExpressNews.com, "Mike Finger: Two decades later, Tommy Lasorda’s message still rings true," 9 Jan. 2021 Nevertheless, our microcassette recorder played back our verbal notes with remarkably little rumble and roar, so perhaps the crew at Crewe knows which frequencies to kill and which to ignore. Barry Winfield, Car and Driver, "Tested: 1994 Bentley Turbo R Brings the Old World into the New," 7 July 2020 Because close-range signals can muddy a tape, standard microcassette recorders have trouble tapping mobile phones. Wired Staff, WIRED, "Wired Tools," 1 Dec. 2001

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First Known Use of microcassette

1976, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jan 2021

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“Microcassette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microcassette. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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