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reel US English

A cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound

reel US Thesaurus

he reeled as the ship began to roll

reel something in in reel US English

Wind a line onto a reel by turning the reel

open-reel US English

(Of an audiotape recorder) having reels of tape requiring individual threading, as distinct from a cassette

reel-to-reel US English

Denoting a tape recorder in which the tape passes between two reels mounted separately rather than within a cassette, generally superseded by cassette players except for professional use

fishing reel US English

A device for winding and unwinding fishing line, designed to be attached to a fishing rod

inertia reel US English

A reel device that allows a vehicle seat belt to unwind freely but locks under force of impact or rapid deceleration

Virginia reel US English

A lively American country dance performed by a number of couples facing each other in parallel lines

reel something off US English

Say or recite something rapidly and without apparent effort

reel something off in reel US English

Say or recite something rapidly and without apparent effort

showreel US English

A short videotape containing examples of an actor’s or director’s work for showing to potential employers

eightsome US English

A lively Scottish dance for eight people

eightsome reel in eightsome US English

A lively Scottish dance for eight people

reel something off in reel US Thesaurus

she can reel off all the U.S. vice presidents in less than a minute