What does cassette mean?

Definitions for cassette
kəˈsɛt, kæ-cas·sette

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cassettenoun

    a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video


  1. Cassettenoun

    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.


  1. cassettenoun

    A small flat case containing magnetic tape on two reels, used to record and play back audio and video material.

  2. cassettenoun

    Any similar small cartridge, such as for a computer disk.

  3. cassettenoun

    A lightproof container for photographic film.

  4. cassettenoun

    A modular DNA sequence encoding one or more genes for a single biochemical function.

  5. cassettenoun

    A set of sprockets mounted onto a splined shaft on the freehub.

  6. Etymology: From cassette.


  1. cassette

    A cassette is a rectangular, compact device with a magnetic strip encased inside, used for recording sound, pictures, or computer data. It gained popularity in the mid 20th century and was commonly used for music recordings or in video cassette recorders (VCR). The data is stored on the magnetic tape and read by a tape head in the device such as a cassette player or VCR.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cassette is ranked #60196 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Cassette surname appeared 335 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cassette.

    92.8% or 311 total occurrences were White.
    4.1% or 14 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cassette' in Nouns Frequency: #2868

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cassette in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cassette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cassette in a Sentence

  1. Hamako Mori:

    Cassette Vision looked like so much fun, and I thought Cassette Vision's not fair if only children played Cassette Vision.

  2. Tiger Woods:

    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.

  3. The Prince:

    The special, stripped-down demo recording captures a 20-year-old Prince in a raw, intimate moment, and begins with the sound of the artist pressing the record button on a cassette tape recorder and picking up the acoustic guitar.

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