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, 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, 7 July 2020 Because close-range signals can muddy a tape, standard microcassette recorders have trouble tapping mobile phones. Wired Staff, WIRED, 1 Dec. 2001

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First Known Use of microcassette

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Microcassette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microcassette. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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