Definition of cassette in English:


Line breaks: cas|sette
Pronunciation: /kəˈsɛt


  • A sealed plastic unit containing a length of audio tape, videotape, film, etc. wound on a pair of spools, for insertion into a recorder, playback device, or other machine.
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    • This method works for any magnetic media like cassette or video tapes too.
    • Its mostly cameras, a tape recorder, cassettes, and notebooks.
    • Members can also borrow music cassettes, spoken word cassettes, videos, maps and computer software.


late 18th century: from French, diminutive of casse (see case2).

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