cassette ( 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
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
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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