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cassette

 [kah-set´] (Fr.)
a light-proof housing for x-ray film and electrostatic imaging plates, containing front and back intensifying screens, between which the film is placed; a magazine for film or magnetic tape.
grid cassette a cassette that has its front replaced by a built-in grid.

cas·sette

(kă-set'),
1. A plate, film, or tape holder for use in photography or radiography. A radiographic cassette contains two intensifying screens and a sheet of radiographic film.
2. A perforated holder in which tissue blocks are placed for paraffin embedding.
[Fr., dim. of casse, box]

cas·sette

(kă-set')
1. A plate, film, or tape holder for use in photography or radiography. A radiographic cassette contains one or two intensifying screens and a sheet of x-ray film.
2. A perforated holder in which tissue blocks are placed for paraffin embedding.
[Fr., dim. of casse, box]

cassette

A light-tight container for X-ray film.

cas·sette

(kă-set')
Plate, film, or tape holder for use in photography or radiography. A radio-graphic cassette contains two intensifying screens and a sheet of radiographic film.
[Fr., dim. of casse, box]
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Unlike microcassette recorders, DVRs are lighter and leaner--and offer hours of digital data storage rime without the need to purchase and store numerous cassettes.
This device consists of a Cressi-Sub SCUBA mask (covers entire face), a PVC snorkel, 5.2 m of flexible vinyl tubing (inside diameter = 0.95 cm), a microcassette recorder and a microphone with 6.1 m of wire.
Those little handheld microcassette recorders do just fine.
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We counted the distance tracked on hand-held tally counters (numbers of paces were later converted to meters, using observer-specific conversion factors), and recorded events along the tracks on microcassette recorders.
Others receive microcassette recorders to document telephone harassment and violations of restraining orders.
Interview data were supplemented with life history and key-event work activity narratives of practice office managing partners that they recorded on microcassette tape recorders over a six-month period; archival material pertaining to firm history, international office, national office, practice office, and partner planning documents; and newspaper coverage of such events as firm mergers, changes in management cadre, lawsuits, size and profitability metrics, and client turnover, primarily as disclosed in the Wall Street Journal, Public Accounting Reporter, and the New York Times.
They took the cassette tape that was in my microcassette recorder, right next to my bed.
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I scoured the dishes with sand from the streambank, made some notes into a microcassette recorder and tried unsuccessfully to sleep.
Much as ethnographers who have worked in this realm before have found and reported (Moore, 1993; Adler, 1985; Flores, 1981; Adler & Adler, 1978), while members of the cannabis-dealing network eventually became increasingly cooperative and informative, they were often reluctant to participate in formal tape-recorded interviews, especially initially.(2) As was the case in both the Moore (1993) and Adler (1985) studies, most field notes were scribbled down hastily, or recorded into a handheld microcassette recorder, during "moments of opportunity" in the field.
But on a sunny morning in the winter of 1987, Ziehlsdorf hid a tiny microcassette recorder in the pocket of his brown suit.