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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
cassette player
cassette recorder
cassette/tape/record deck
digital cassette/audiotape etc
▪ a recording on digital audiotape
video cassette recorder
video cassette
▪ This is slower than an audio cassette recording.
▪ Another example is pop music, emanating from radio, audio cassettes, etc., and geared to a specific age group.
▪ The price, which includes an audio cassette, is £28.
▪ The ideal would be to have the soundtrack on an audio cassette.
▪ Other seminars concentrated on media skills such as poster-making, writing, drama, audio cassette production and the use of newsletters.
▪ This is almost the same size as a conventional audio cassette.
▪ Then the Activity Book introduces games and exercises, with songs and pronunciation activities recorded on the audio cassette.
▪ A 46-minute audio cassette tape on Middlesbrough's promotion-winning season will be launched in Cleveland Centre on Saturday.
▪ Tommy picks up the Magnum and fires it twice at the stereo, one bullet in each cassette deck.
▪ It has a serious graphic equaliser, full logic cassette deck and an all-singing all-dancing spectrum analyser.
▪ The supplied infra-red remote control handset also enables control of a suitably appointed Nakamichi cassette deck.
▪ And a cassette deck crooning the blues and Bach.
▪ I scrambled up and reached for the eject button on the cassette deck.
▪ Anyone with a home cassette player can testify to the questionable long-term durability of tape recordings.
▪ Some studies of portable cassette players found that test subjects used headphones at levels ranging from 65-112 decibels.
▪ You may want to install a few luxuries like a portable television, radio / cassette player or a telephone extension.
▪ One reason cassette players and other consumer electronics are played so loud, Hull said, is the phenomenon of auditory adaption.
▪ The amount of explosive hidden in the radio cassette player which destroyed the aircraft was not detectable by any X-ray equipment.
▪ Gao Ma kept a smal cassette player in his pocket, listening to it with earphones.
▪ She put a tape in the cassette player but didn't hear the music.
▪ The amount of explosive hidden in the radio cassette player which destroyed the aircraft was not detectable by any X-ray equipment.
▪ Thieves broke into five cars, smashing the nearside windows and taking radio cassette players and cash.
▪ A £165 radio cassette player was also taken from a car parked in North Road.
▪ Wilmot, of Waterloo, Liverpool, is jointly accused with another man of stealing a radio cassette player from a car.
▪ The Spectrum +2, with its built-in cassette recorder, simply isn't worth £150.
▪ They were no use for recording programmes, however, and the public opted for video cassette recorders instead.
▪ Whacks a tape into the cassette recorder.
▪ Earlier this year, I set my cassette recorder to tape Bach's Magnificat in D from an original recording.
▪ From the rattles and clunks it's difficult to tell what's happening, but I switch on the cassette recorder in case.
▪ The aid that we are most likely to use for the same reasons as video is the audio tape or cassette recorder.
▪ He opened it and looked at the video tape cassette inside.
▪ With the fully charged battery in place, you are now ready to load a tape cassette, following the instructions.
▪ With regard to the replacement tape cassettes for your echo machine, I haven't got a clue!
▪ She didn't find it, but buried right down at the bottom she did find a tape cassette in a box.
▪ He had played his cassettes to her and she had begun to understand what he had lost.
▪ All the songs are recorded on the cassette.
▪ Lectures may be recorded on to cassettes for ward or school teaching programmes.
▪ Many of the texts are recorded on the accompanying cassette.
cassette recorder/tape recorder/video recorder etc
▪ Assemble edits are made much easier if the camera-originals are all shot on one cassette.
▪ Finch ejected the cassette, peered at it, replaced it and tried again.
▪ It is much better to buy a naked C64 and one of the superior independent cassette players such as Mills Associates' Load-It.
▪ It was very much later that evening when she remembered the cassette.
▪ Osmone I is available as a small impregnated cassette which lasts for six months.
▪ The best part of the magazine is the wide-ranging review pages of cassette compilations, demos, flexi discs and singles.
▪ The organisation Relaxation for Living offers cassettes and classes, in some areas of the country.
▪ With a fully-charged battery in place, the blank cassette can be loaded for recording.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Cassette \Cas`sette"\ Cassette \Cas`sette"\, n. [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st Case.]

  1. Same as Seggar.

  2. 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.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1793, "little box," from French cassette, from Middle French casset, diminutive of Old North French casse "box" (see case (n.2)). Meaning "magnetic tape recorder cartridge" is from 1960.


n. 1 A small flat case containing magnetic tape on two reels, used to record and play back audio and video material. 2 Any similar small cartridge, such as for a computer disk or cassette air conditioner 3 (context photography English) A lightproof container for photographic film. 4 (context genetics English) A modular DNA sequence encoding one or more genes for a single biochemical function. 5 A set of sprockets mounted onto a splined shaft on the freehub. 6 A saggar (qualifier ceramic container used in a kiln English)


n. a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video


Cassette may refer to:

In technology:

  • A housing for magnetic tape, such as:
    • Compact Cassette, a worldwide standard for analog audio recording and playback, also known as musicassette, audio cassette, cassette tape, or tape
    • Digital Audio Tape (or DAT), a digital audio cassette tape format, mainly used by professionals
    • Digital Compact Cassette (or DCC), a short-lived digital audio cassette format aimed at domestic users
    • Videocassette, a cassette containing videotape, for use in VCRs
    • Data cassette, magnetic tape in plastic housing

In entertainment:

  • Album (Public Image Ltd album), a 1986 Public Image Ltd album called "Cassette" on certain editions
  • Cassette (New Zealand band), a band from New Zealand
  • Cassette (South African band), a band from South Africa. They won the South African Music Award (SAMA) for best rock album 2007
  • Rafa Casette (sometimes misspelled as Rafa Cassette or Rafa Casete), a Spanish actor and singer


  • Gene cassette, certain vectors that are normally used to confer a selectable marker on an organism
  • Cassette cogset, a set of multiple sprockets on a bicycle
Cassette (New Zealand band)

Cassette are an alt country/indie rock band from Wellington, New Zealand. They were formed in summer 1999-2000, and originally consisted of Tom Watson (guitar, vocals), Craig Terris (drums, vocals) and David Fraser (bass, keys and vocals). The Band was joined by Paul Trigg (guitar) of Letterbox Lambs fame after their move to Melbourne in 2001. Fraser left in 2004 to move to London (making the band a three piece again), and Paul Trigg moved to bass guitar. Cassette have released an EP (Emo in NZ in 2001, also known as the "Nothing to do" EP in Australia (2003)) and "Cut for Summer" in 2006 (thus far in NZ only).

Cassette's second full-length album "The Jingle King" was released in 2009.

Cassette (South African band)

Cassette is a South African rock band.

The band won the South African Music Awards in the Best Rock Album category in 2007 for their debut album Welcome Back To Earth. They were also nominated for two other categories, including the Best Group category. The group was nominated for the Best Live Performer category at the 2008 MTV Africa Music Awards. Cassette has collaborated with Mahotella Queens and Vusi Mahlasela among other great South African artists. They have also supported some international artists including Pink, Evanescence, Eagle-Eye Cherry and BLØF. They were the opening act for the 46664 Concert in December 2007. The group has toured Europe and were the first South African rock band to visit Japan in January 2008. They were the subject of the documentary Cassette: Who Do You Trust? (2012) by South African film maker John Barker.

Usage examples of "cassette".

In this case Brentford, Middlesex Inside, as well as the cassette of exposed film there would be a completed address slip to be stuck on the packet of processed transparencies.

He held up a cassette tape featuring Sri Lankan dancers in traditional costumes.

Gadgets shoved a wad of brilliant-colored Sri Lankan bank notes into a plastic shopping bag heavy with fifty-seven cassette tapes.

In the multichannel recorder disguised as a video cassette player, he adjusted the levels on the wire from the living room to reduce background noise from the TV.

And out there in Tokyo and Sydney they were putting down their preprandial Suntory, switching off the cassettes, punching up the channels.

He slid a fat cassette into a slot and depressed a button on the soundboard, leaning forward, his voice as smooth and satiny as fudge.

Her memory served up a scene from a porn cassette, lissome young Cow Patty with her lunging pony, and now the little studhorse seemed shoddy goods.

Jesus took the videocam rig off his head and looked down, snapping the cassette out of the machine.

In the basement recreation room Ruth and Nim sat side by side on a sofa, with Leah sprawled on a rug, while Benjy deftly inserted a video cassette into their Betamax tape deck, connected to a color TV.

Since yesterday, Minh had been taking pictures from time to time, though selectively and sparingly since there had been limitations on the number of tape cassettes he could bring.

Helva was certain that Commander Breslaw had never, since he reached that rank, worked as hard as he was in over-seeing each detail of her refitting, his computer cassette overheating from his constant demands.

Perry gasped, recoiling from the sight, and in his haste to increase the distance between himself and the image tripped in the tangle of his pants, crashing backward into a favorite table plucked from the Dumpster in the alley, ashtrays, beer cans, cassettes clattering across the hard rugless floor, where he landed on his back, a sharp bottle of vitamin B complex jabbing into his left kidney.

Once the speakers were out I virtually threw the cassettes at him, wanting to get away before Carpenter reappeared.

Eight stood by the door holding an armful of cassettes, with the speakers on the doorstep.

The transcripts can be typed or written sheets you read to yourself, commit to memory, have a friend read to you, or recorded on an inexpensive tape or cassette recorder and played back.