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Definition of "cassette" []

  • A small flat case containing two reels and a length of magnetic tape that winds between them, often used in audio and video recorders and players and as a medium for storing data in digital form. (noun)
  • A lightproof cartridge containing photographic film or plates, used in specially designed cameras. (noun)
  • A cartridge for holding and winding typewriter or printer ribbon while in the machine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cassette" in a sentence
  • "The Oxford English Dictionary says it is removing the term "cassette player" from its Concise dictionary."
  • "Later, he got books on cassette from the Library for the Blind."
  • "In two somewhat-related news articles last week, the cassette is being brought back by people who are interpreting it as an art project, and classic vinyl album covers are being issued as stamps."
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