Cassette


Cassette

Cassette may refer to:

*In general, a small cartridge. In practice, there is a large amount of overlap between the two terms, and the term chosen may be somewhat arbitrary.] It may refer specifically to:
** Compact Cassette, a worldwide standard for analog audio recording and playback, also known as "audio cassette", "cassette tape", or "tape"
** Digital Audio Tape (or "DAT"), a digital audio cassette tape format, mainly used by professionals
** Digital Compact Cassette (or "DCC"), a short-lived digital audio cassette format aimed at domestic users
** Videocassette, a cassette containing videotape, for use in VCRs
* "Album" (Public Image Limited album), a Public Image Ltd album called "Cassette" on certain editions
* Cassette, one of the types of rear cogsets on a bicycle.
* Cassette (New Zealand band), a band from New Zealand
* Cassette (South African band), a band from South-Africa. They won the South African Music Award (SAMA) for best rock album 2007
* Gene cassette, a term used to describe certain vectors that are normally used to confer a selectable marker on an organism

ee also

* Cassette single, a music single in the form of a Compact Cassette


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  • cassette — [ kasɛt ] n. f. • 1348; de l a. fr. casse « caisse, coffre » 1 ♦ Vx Petit coffre destiné à ranger de l argent, des bijoux. ⇒ boîte, coffret. La cassette d Harpagon. 2 ♦ Trésor particulier (d un prince). Je prendrai cette somme sur ma cassette… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cassette — CASSETTE. sub. f. Petit coffre où l on serre ordinairement des choses de conséquence. On lui a pris ses pierreries dans sa cassette. Saisir, ouvrir une cassette. [b]f♛/b] On appelle La cassette du Roi, La somme que le Garde du Trésor Royal porte… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Cassette — Cas sette Cassette Cas sette , n. [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st {Case}.] 1. Same as {Seggar}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. a small case to hold a removable part of some mechanism, designed for convenience in inserting and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cassette — Cas sette Cassette Cas sette , n. [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st {Case}.] 1. Same as {Seggar}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. a small case to hold a removable part of some mechanism, designed for convenience in inserting and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cassette — Cassette. sub. fem. Petit coffre où l on serre ordinairement des choses de consequence. On luy a pris ses pierreries dans sa cassette. saisir, ouvrir une cassette …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • cassette — (n.) 1793, little box, from Fr. cassette, from M.Fr. casset, dim. of O.N.Fr. casse box (see CASE (Cf. case) (n.2)). Meaning magnetic tape recorder cartridge is from 1960 …   Etymology dictionary

  • cassette — cassette. См. кассета. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cassette — (fr.), 1) Kästchen, bes. Geldkästchen; 2) (lat. Lacunaria), vertiefte, runde, rautenförmige, viereckige Felder, welche in gewölbten Decken bei Bogen, bes. in Kuppeln zur Erleichterung u. zum Schmuck derselben angewendet werden. Sie sind mit… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cassette — (frz. Cassät), Kästchen, Schatulle. – In der Baukunst vertiefte Felder zur Verzierung von Decken, rund oder eckig, auf dem Grunde gewöhnlich mit Malereien …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • cassette — ► NOUN ▪ a sealed plastic case containing audio tape, videotape, film, etc., for insertion into a recorder, camera, etc. ORIGIN French, little box …   English terms dictionary