Meaning of CASSETTE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

also ca·sette kə-ˈset, ka-

Etymology: French, from Middle French, diminutive of dialect French (Norman & Picard) casse case

Date: 1793

1. : casket 1

2. : a usually flat case or cartridge that can be easily loaded or unloaded: as

a. : a lightproof magazine for holding film or plates for use in a camera

b. : a plastic cartridge containing magnetic tape with the tape passing from one reel to another

3. : a cassette tape player

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.