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cas·sette

 (kə-sĕt′, kă-)
n.
1. A small flat case containing two reels and a length of magnetic tape that winds between them, often used in audio and video recorders and players and as a medium for storing data in digital form.
2. A lightproof cartridge containing photographic film or plates, used in specially designed cameras.
3. A cartridge for holding and winding typewriter or printer ribbon while in the machine.

[French, small box, from Old French, diminutive of Norman French casse, case; see case2.]

cassette

(kæˈsɛt)
n
1. (Electronics)
a. a plastic container for magnetic tape, as one inserted into a tape deck
b. (as modifier): a cassette recorder.
2. (Photography) photog another term for cartridge5
3. (Film) films a container for film used to facilitate the loading of a camera or projector, esp when the film is used in the form of a loop
4. (Genetics) the injection of genes from one species into the fertilized egg of another species
[C18: from French: little box; see case2]

cas•sette

(kəˈsɛt, kæ-)

n.
1. a plastic case in which audiotape or videotape runs between two reels for use in recording or playing back.
2. a lightproof container for a roll of photographic film, having a single spool for supplying and rewinding the film.
[1955–60; < French, =casse box (see case2) + -ette -ette]

cassette

In photography, a reloadable container for either unexposed or exposed sensitized materials which may be removed from the camera or darkroom equipment under lightened conditions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cassette - a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or videocassette - a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video
audiocassette - a cassette for audiotape
cassette tape - a cassette that contains magnetic tape
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
videocassette - a cassette for videotape
Translations
عُلْبَةُ شَريط تَسْجيل أو فيلمكَاسِيت
kazetakazetový
kassette
kasetti
kazeta
snælda, kassetta
カセット
카세트
kasečių grotuvaskasetinis magnetofonas
kasete
kazetový
kaseta
kassett
ตลับเทป
băng cassette

cassette

[kæˈset]
A. Ncasette m, cassette m
B. CPD cassette deck Nplatina f, pletina f
cassette player Ncasette m, cassette m
cassette recorder Ncasette m, cassette m
cassette tape N = cassette

cassette

[kəˈsɛt] n (audio, video)cassette fcassette deck n (= cassette player) → lecteur m de cassettes; [hi-fi system] → platine f cassettescassette player nlecteur m de cassettescassette recorder nmagnétophone m à cassettescassette tape ncassette f

cassette

nKassette f

cassette

:
cassette deck
nKassettendeck nt
cassette player, cassette recorder
cassette tape
nKassette f

cassette

[kæˈsɛt] ncassetta

cassette

(kəˈset) noun
a plastic container holding photographic film or magnetic tape. I've put a new cassette in my camera; I bought a cassette of Scottish music; (also adjective) a cassette recorder.
cassette player noun
an electrical machine for playing cassettes.

cassette

كَاسِيت kazeta kassette Kassette κασέτα casete kasetti cassette kazeta cassetta カセット 카세트 cassette kassett kaseta cassete, fita cassete кассета kassett ตลับเทป kaset băng cassette 盒式磁带
References in classic literature ?
"Read the mark there, in tiny letters: Cassette, 6a, Opera."
That evening, on reaching Paris, I saw Monsieur Cassette, dealer in walking-sticks and umbrellas, and wrote to my friend:
Monsieur Cassette had not sold another such cane during the last two years.
The house in which Aramis dwelt was situated between the Rue Cassette and the Rue Servandoni.
D'Artagnan had just passed the Rue Cassette, and already perceived the door of his friend's house, shaded by a mass of sycamores and clematis which formed a vast arch opposite the front of it, when he perceived something like a shadow issuing from the Rue Servandoni.
"My lord, he has been for three days at the Rue Cassette."
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Just over 7,000 of those were in the record's first week, making it the fastest-selling cassette since July 2002.
It seems that vinyl has had its time in the sun and that cassettes are now set to make a comeback, with the Official Charts Company recently revealing sales of cassettes increased 90% year on year with 50,000 cassette tapes being bought in the UK in 2018.
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My destination -- Cassette -- sits right at the beginning of this walkway, which features a theater, and other cafes and specialty shops.