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Borrowed from French cassette.

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cassette (plural cassettes)

  1. A small flat case containing magnetic tape on two reels, used to record and play back audio and video material.
  2. Any similar small cartridge, such as for a computer disk or cassette air conditioner
  3. (photography) A lightproof container for photographic film.
  4. (genetics) A modular DNA sequence encoding one or more genes for a single biochemical function.
  5. (cycling) A set of sprockets mounted onto a splined shaft on the freehub.
  6. A saggar (ceramic container used in a kiln)

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EtymologyEdit

From Learned borrowing from Old French casse (case) +‎ -ette (diminutive), hence a small case. Cognate with Italian cassetta.

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cassette f (plural cassettes)

  1. treasure box
    La cassette du roi.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. any small box
    Une cassette à compartiments.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. a cassette tape
    Un magnétophone à cassette.(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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cassette f pl

  1. plural of cassetta

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EtymologyEdit

From Learned borrowing from Old French casse (case) +‎ -ette (diminutive).

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cassette f (plural cassettes)

  1. (Jersey) cassette