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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
A light-tight container designed to hold photographic film or plates.
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.
A double-core container designed to hold processed roll microfilm for inserting into a reader, reader-printer, or other retrieval device.
In yeast, any of the sites lying in tandem that contain nucleotide sequences that can be substituted for one another.