Meaning of CASSETTE in English

CASSETTE

/ kəˈset; NAmE / noun

1.

a small flat plastic case containing tape for playing or recording music or sound :

a cassette recorder / player

available on cassette

a video cassette (= for recording sound and pictures)

2.

a plastic case containing film that can be put into a camera

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WORD ORIGIN

late 18th cent.: from French , diminutive of casse , chasse , from Latin capsa , related to capere to hold.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.