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 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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“Microcassette.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microcassette. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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