• IPA: /kəˈsɛt/, /kæˈsɛt/

cassette (plural cassettes)

  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. (photography) A lightproof container for photographic film.
  4. (genetics) A modular DNA sequence encoding one or more genes for a single biochemical function.
  5. (cycling) A set of sprockets mounted onto a splined shaft on the freehub.
  6. A saggar ceramic container used in a kiln
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: cassette
  • German: Zahnkranzpaket
  • Italian: cassetta pignoni, pacco pignoni

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