cassette cassette  /kə ˈsɛt/


  • (n) a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video


  1. The Tower of Babel is another story high, thanks to the fledgling audio cassette industry.
  2. While everyone is getting comfortable with CDs and cassette tapes, the industry has come up with two competing options that threaten to make existing technologies obsolete.
  3. In 2010, when the color version should hit the shelves, Impossible hopes to sell 1 million new films, with prices likely to range from $23 to $28 for a 10-shot cassette.


  1. NFL head coaches on the hot seat: Time to start thinking about next steps?

    I had a vision the other day. An offseason fever dream, where I saw Jim Schwartz sitting alone in the Lions' locker room at Ford Field after a game. It was quiet with the players cleared out, a good place to reflect. The coach sat inside the half darkened office, listening to a Thin Lizzy cassette, reflecting on his last five seasons in Detroit and mapping out his next move. It was over for him ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Fulcrum rolls out Racing Speed XLR 35 tubulars

    On the heels of Campagnolo's Bora Ultra 35 launch , sister company Fulcrum has announced its Racing Speed XLR 35 tubulars. The wheels are largely the same, save the Shimano/SRAM cassette body. The Racing Speed 35 XLR set weighs 1,230g (530g front, 700g rear) and will retail for €2,399/$3,279. The Racing Speed 35s are a Shimano/SRAM-compatible version of Campagnolo's Bora Ultra 35s With their ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

  3. Lost Tape in Petit Cheshire Home Invasion Could Aid Steven Hayes' Case

    NEW HAVEN — A cassette tape is missing from a half-day of the jury selection for Steven Hayes’ trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, a development that might be used by his attorneys as they try to overturn his conviction and death penalty.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Litchfield County Times


  1. "In sound, we've gone from vinyl, to 8-track, to cassette, to CD, to digital," Katzenberg said. "The flat screen movies of today are the equivalent of vinyl record." "This is the beginning of an extraordinary change in how all video is...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: Washington Post

  2. "The lady's father was dying of cancer, and he had never been able to tell his family how much he loved them," Parton said. "When he heard the song, he went out and bought the cassette and brought each of his children in individually and...
    on Jun 10, 2004 By: Dolly Parton Source: FOXNews

  3. "I told them, 'Boys, but we have won,'" Bilic said. "Then I played them a song from a cassette player ...... that one 'You Are so Beautiful' by Thompson, but I don't believe you would know him."
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Slaven Bilic Source: International Herald Tribune

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