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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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Comments Daylight casette up to 300m for film loading and receiving,
Siembra alcanzo la cifra record de cinco millones de unidades vendidas en los formatos de LP, casette y 8-Track, lo cuales ya no existen en el mercado actual.
Unos llegaron a fotografiar o filmar las torturas que infringian, otros mutilaban sus cadaveres, unos pocos mas llegaron a grabar en casette los gritos de sus victimas y, en un par de casos mas, filmaron a sus presas, que es el caso de las parejas formadas por Leonard Lake y Charles Ng, en 1985 en Estados Unidos, y de Paul Bernardo y Karla Homolka en 1980 en Canada (Bourgoin, 1999).
I villeggianti che popolano il borgo durante i mesi estivi non parevano sapere niente di tutto cio, rinchiusi nelle loro casette rimesse a nuovo.
Cuando yo tenia diecisiete anos, Rafael Castanedo me hizo un regalo perfecto: un ejemplar de Los origenes del Doktor Faustus acompanado de un casette con una seleccion de la musica a la que Mann va aludiendo a lo largo de la novela y de ese fabuloso libro testimonial que cuenta su escritura.
Puso el casette que tanto le gustaba y se sumergio con lentitud en el agua tibia, ese rito diario le ayudaba a relajarse, a sonar, a recordar los mejores momentos de los ultimos anos.
Dove, dopo l'aversi preso il giorno fra quelle acque tutti quei maggiori piaceri che desiderar si possono, nelle dette casette, o vogliam dire cappanne, si riducono a mangiare, a dormire, a ragionare e a prendere di molti altri piaceri che prender si sogliono etc.
At the first note from the casette player, the dancers begin moving in a series of arcs, weaving in and out of lines that form only to dissolve again.
Consta de tres series de sonidos, grabados en un casette.
Other winners were Kystina Thompson, Shetland: Walkman casette player; Caroline Daly, Glasgow: camera; Connal Ritchie, Sutherland: pounds 50 Boot's voucher; Elizabeth Jermond, Kilwinning: pounds 50 Boot's voucher; Lisa Smith, Shetland: Harry Potter game and Rory Matheson, Inverness: watch.
Although Demonology has its pieces that are experimental in form ("Wilkie Ridgeway Fahnstock, The Boxed Set," for example, which consists of liner notes to the soundtrack, on casette, of one man's life), these seem less interesting and more showy.