cassette

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a sealed plastic container used to store and protect magnetic tape

Computing

  • noun a hard container used to store and protect magnetic tape

Electronics

  • A flat compact case containing magnetic tape and two floating reels, one for supply, the other for take-up. It is designed for easy insertion and removal from devices intended for their use. Utilized, for instance for audio or videotapes, or for data backup. Also called tape cassette.
  • A lightproof housing for photographic film or plates.

Food

  • feminine A soft, pale, creamy, rectangular cows’ milk cheese, seasoned, wrapped in walnut leaves and sold in small willow baskets

Information & Library Science

  • noun a small rectangular plastic container for magnetic tape which can be used for recording and playing back speech or music

Media Studies

  • noun a sealed plastic box containing a length of audiotape or videotape for playing or recording
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