Definition of cassette in English:


Syllabification: cas·sette
Pronunciation: /kəˈset


  • A sealed plastic unit containing a length of audiotape, videotape, film, etc. wound on a pair of spools, for insertion into a recorder or playback device.
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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.
    tape, audiocassette, videocassette, video, cartridge
    dated eight-track


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

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