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EtymologyEdit

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

Borrowed from French cassette. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɑˈsɛ.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cas‧set‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɛtə

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cassette f (plural cassettes or cassetten, diminutive cassettetje n)

  1. An audio cassette.
    Synonyms: audiocassette, cassetteband
  2. Any of various other cassette storage media.
  3. A case for a film reel.
  4. (dated) A small chest, case or moneybox. [from 17th c.]

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EtymologyEdit

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. small box
    Synonym: coffret
    Une cassette à compartiments.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. cassette tape
    Synonym: K7
    Un magnétophone à cassette.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  4. (cycling) cassette (set of sprockets)

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cassette f pl

  1. plural of cassetta

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EtymologyEdit

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

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cassette f (plural cassettes)

  1. (Jersey) cassette