from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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.
- n. A lightproof cartridge containing photographic film or plates, used in specially designed cameras.
- n. A cartridge for holding and winding typewriter or printer ribbon while in the machine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small flat case containing magnetic tape on two reels, used to record and play back audio and video material.
- n. Any similar small cartridge, such as for a computer disk.
- n. A lightproof container for photographic film.
- n. A modular DNA sequence encoding one or more genes for a single biochemical function.
- n. A set of sprockets mounted onto a splined shaft on the freehub.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as seggar.
- n. a small case to hold a removable part of some mechanism, designed for convenience in inserting and removing the working part. Most commonly referring to a tape cassette, made mostly of plastic, which holds a reel of magnetic tape for tape players or tape recorders or video cassette recorders. The term may refer, as for tape cassettes, to the integrated case plus tape, or sometimes only to the case itself separate from the contents.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the manufacture of chinaware, a utensil made of potters' clay with sand, in which the ware is baked. It is usually round, with a flat bottom. Also called coffin.
- n. In photography, a flat box holding one or two plates which are to be exposed in a camera; a plate-holder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video
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.
This morning I pulled out the cassette from the player to find out that a lengthy section of the tape had come out.
The library has long offered a large collection of audiobooks in cassette and CD formats, but this marks its first foray into digital audio technology.
"Last year, 85 million kronor (about 1$3,925,760 at the time of writing) in cassette compensation was collected and redistributed by the copyright organisation Copyswede," says The Local.
You can get better quality by recording to cassette from the radio, oftentimes.
Nirvana - Nevermind -- the cassette is still in the huge box of cassettes I rarely touch
Bertrand E, Castanotto D, Zhou C, Carbonnelle C, Lee NS, et al. (1997) The expression cassette determines the functional activity of ribozymes in mammalian cells by controlling their intracellular localization.
Last year, feted indie bands Deerhunter and the Dirty Projectors both took the unusual step of putting out albums on cassette, and Universal made the celebrity poetry album Words for You Britain's first major-label cassette release in six years.