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cassetten. [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st Case.]. [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st Case.].
  •  Same as Seggar.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  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.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


cassette, n. a sealed case containing a length of tape, ribbon, etc., ready for insertion in a machine, esp.:
1 a length of magnetic tape wound on to spools, ready for insertion in a tape recorder.
2 a length of photographic film, ready for insertion in a camera.

F, dimin. of casse CASE(2)

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