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  ( cassettes    plural  )
1       n-count   A cassette is a small, flat, rectangular plastic case containing magnetic tape which is used for recording and playing back sound or film.  
also on N   (=tape)  
His two albums released on cassette have sold more than 10 million copies.     
2       n-count   A cassette is the container or case for the film that you load into a camera.  

cassette player        ( cassette players    plural  ) A cassette player is a machine that is used for playing cassettes and sometimes also recording them.      n-count  
cassette recorder        ( cassette recorders    plural  ) A cassette recorder is a machine that is used for recording and listening to cassettes.      n-count   (=tape recorder)  
radio cassette        ( radio cassettes    plural  ) A radio cassette is a radio and a cassette player together in a single machine.  
  (BRIT)      n-count   oft N n  
...a radio cassette player.     
video cassette        ( video cassettes    plural  ) A video cassette is a cassette containing videotape, on which you can record or watch moving pictures and sounds.      n-count  
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