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cassette

1. 
a. a plastic container for magnetic tape, as one inserted into a tape deck
b. (as modifier): a cassette recorder
2. Photog another term for cartridge
3. Films a container for film used to facilitate the loading of a camera or projector, esp when the film is used in the form of a loop
4. Biology the injection of genes from one species into the fertilized egg of another species

cassette

[kə′set]
(engineering)
A light-tight container designed to hold photographic film or plates.
(engineering acoustics)
A small, compact container that holds a magnetic tape and can be readily inserted into a matching tape recorder for recording or playback; the tape passes from one hub within the container to the other hub.
(graphic arts)
A double-core container designed to hold processed roll microfilm for inserting into a reader, reader-printer, or other retrieval device.
(mycology)
In yeast, any of the sites lying in tandem that contain nucleotide sequences that can be substituted for one another.

cassette

A removable magnetic tape storage module that contains supply and takeup reels (hubs) in the same housing. Most audio tapes and videotapes use cassettes as well as backup tape technologies such as DAT, 8mm and Magstar MP (see below). See single-hub cartridge, VCR, audio cassette and microcassette.


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