Cartridge meaning

kär'trĭj
A case filled with high explosives, used in blasting.
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A small modular unit designed to be inserted into a larger piece of equipment.

An ink cartridge; a disposable cartridge of caulking compound.

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A removable case containing the stylus and electric conversion circuitry in a phonograph pickup.
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A lightproof case with photographic film that can be loaded directly into a camera.
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A cylindrical case of cardboard, metal, etc. containing the charge and primer, and usually the projectile, for a firearm.
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Any of various small containers, holding a supply of material for a larger device into which it is inserted.

An ink cartridge for a pen, a toner cartridge for a desktop printer.

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A protected roll of camera film.
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A replaceable unit in the pickup of an electric phonograph, containing the stylus, or needle.
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A surname​.
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Origin of cartridge

  • Alteration of earlier cartage alteration of French cartouche from Italian cartuccio variant of cartoccio roll of paper cartouche
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition