Definition of Cassette

1. Noun. A container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video.

Specialized synonyms: Audiocassette, Videocassette
Terms within: Cassette Tape
Generic synonyms: Container

Definition of Cassette

1. n. Same as Seggar.

Definition of Cassette

1. Noun. A small flat case containing magnetic tape on two reels, used to record and play back audio and video material. ¹

2. Noun. Any similar small cartridge, such as for a computer disk. ¹

3. Noun. (photography) A lightproof container for photographic film. ¹

4. Noun. (genetics) A modular DNA sequence encoding one or more genes for a single biochemical function. ¹

5. Noun. A set of sprockets mounted onto a splined shaft on the freehub. ¹

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Definition of Cassette

1. a small case containing audiotape or videotape [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cassette

1. A pre existing structure into which an insert can be moved. Fashionably used to refer to certain vectors. See: cassette mechanism. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Cassette

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Place a cellulose shrink band around the filter cassette, allow to dry and mark ... Wipe dust from the external surface of the filter cassette with a moist ..."

2. Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever (1829)
"... at his house—I pass for a fugitive galley-slave—1 engage in a plot against myself—1 wait tor myself at my own d«or—A robbery in the Rue cassette—Great ..."

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