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cartridge

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɑː.trɪdʒ/ us    /ˈkɑːr-/
a small part with a particular purpose, used in a larger piece of equipment, which can be easily replaced with another similar part: an ink/printer cartridge a small tube containing an explosive substance and a bullet for use in a gun
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