Translation of spool in Spanish:

spool

Pronunciation: /spuːl/

n

  • (of tape, film) carrete (m), carretel (m), reel (m) (RPl) ; (in fishing) carrete (m), carretel (m), reel (m) (RPl) a spool of thread (AmE) un carrete or una bobina or (RPl tb) un carretel de hilo
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    • As it turns, the moulin draws the warp threads from another device that holds a row of spools, the separate threads coming together into a single skein as they are wound onto the frame.
    • Startlingly, her creative materials include marker caps, spools of thread, tacks, stickers, and pipe cleaners.
    • The expatriate's urban cityscape is assembled from large spools of colored thread, empty liquor bottles, and toy cars.
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    • They're basically spools of line hung on the wall with bells attached.

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