Examples from the Web for cassette
Cassette tapes, specifically finding them, are also a challenge.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the ride, Jai Johany plays lacy Afro jazz on a cassette machine, frowning, saying nothing.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Growing up in the 1990s, I watched Free to Be on VHS and listened to the songs on a cassette tape over and over again.
Not until we were all grown up did we know the other had been given a cassette tape too.
The Carrie Diaries is set in 1984, and there are a lot of references to that period in the show—huge cellphones, cassette players.‘The Carrie Diaries’: AnnaSophia Robb on the ‘Sex and the City’ Prequel|Anna Klassen|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The cassette of St. Joseph, wherein were deposited the oboli for the poor, had long been emptied.The Golden Dog|William Kirby
No beaux yeux, whether of the cassette or of one's first love, ever subjugate a man so completely as the fascinations of play.
It had supplied each of them with a small box, cassette, containing a few articles of clothing.
The theft of the cassette, however, was a transaction which his enemies never suffered to be forgotten.Contemporary Socialism|John Rae
British Dictionary definitions for cassette
- a plastic container for magnetic tape, as one inserted into a tape deck
- (as modifier)a cassette recorder
Word Origin for cassette
Word Origin and History for cassette
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.