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.

    Etymology: [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st Case.]


  1. cassettenoun

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

    Etymology: From cassette.

  2. cassettenoun

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

    Etymology: From cassette.

  3. cassettenoun

    A lightproof container for photographic film.

    Etymology: From cassette.

  4. cassettenoun

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

    Etymology: From cassette.

  5. cassettenoun

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

    Etymology: From cassette.

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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. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    On audio cassette of a man thinking. One part of the tape is the past and the other is the future. Here you can feel the regularity and predictability of life that everything is a foregone conclusion. In our head, in the subconscious, everything is a record; only disinterested nobility can interrupt this record, which will create a new, more sincere form of thinking in the film of consciousness.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Our thinking is entirely made up of our memory. All life is a video or audio cassette, it is an audiobook of biography of life experience.

  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.

  4. 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.

  5. Hamako Mori:

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

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