Meaning of CASSETTE in English
/keuh set", ka-/ , n.
1. Also called cassette tape . a compact case containing a length of magnetic tape that runs between two small reels: used for recording or playback in a tape recorder or cassette deck and by some small computer systems to store programs and data. Cf. microcassette, minicassette .
2. an audio cassette or videocassette.
3. Photog. a lightproof metal or plastic container for a roll of film, having a single spool for supplying and rewinding the film.
[ 1955-60; casse box (see CASE 2 ) + -ette -ETTE ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012