Origin of cassette
Examples from the Web for cassette
Contemporary Examples of cassette
Cassette tapes, specifically finding them, are also a challenge.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes
August 18, 2014
Halford, absent from court all morning, arrives late in the afternoon with a large, black double-deck and a cassette.The Stacks: The Judas Priest Teen Suicide Trial
June 28, 2014
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
March 15, 2014
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.‘Free to Be…You and Me’ Did Not Emasculate Men
March 11, 2014
Not until we were all grown up did we know the other had been given a cassette tape too.Peter Worthington: A Life Well Lived
May 23, 2013
Historical Examples of cassette
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
The cassette of St. Joseph, wherein were deposited the oboli for the poor, had long been emptied.The Golden Dog
- a plastic container for magnetic tape, as one inserted into a tape deck
- (as modifier)a cassette recorder
Word Origin 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.