a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video
a small case to hold a removable part of some mechanism, designed for convenience in inserting and removing the working part. Most commonly referring to a tape cassette, made mostly of plastic, which holds a reel of magnetic tape for tape players or tape recorders or video cassette recorders. The term may refer, as for tape cassettes, to the integrated case plus tape, or sometimes only to the case itself separate from the contents.
Origin: [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st Case.]
A small flat case containing magnetic tape on two reels, used to record and play back audio and video material.
Any similar small cartridge, such as for a computer disk.
A lightproof container for photographic film.
A modular DNA sequence encoding one or more genes for a single biochemical function.
A set of sprockets mounted onto a splined shaft on the freehub.
Origin: From cassette.
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Rank popularity for the word 'cassette' in Nouns Frequency: #2868
The numerical value of cassette in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of cassette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of cassette in a Sentence
Tiger Woods remember the old cassette tapes ? i used to make my own cassette tapes, and then they had Disc Man. They didn't have a holder for the waist, so I took one of the cassette holders and took that off and epoxied it to the Disc Man and listened to my discs as I practiced.
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- cassetCatalan, Valencian
- Kassette, Audiokassette, Tonkassette, Zahnkranzpaket, VideokassetteGerman
- vidéocassette, cassette vidéo, cassette, audiocassette, cassette audioFrench
- cassetta pignoni, pacco pignoniItalian
- kassettNorwegian Nynorsk
- kasät, magodakasät, tonakasätVolapük
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