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Topic: PHOTOGRAPHY

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: cassette 'box' (18-19 centuries), from French, from Old North French casse; CASE1

cassette

noun
     
cassette
cas‧sette [countable]
1TCR a small flat plastic case containing magnetic tape, that can be used for playing or recording sound
2TCP a closed container with photographic film in it, that can be fitted into a camera
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