HyperDic: reel

English > 9 senses of the word reel:
NOUNartifactreela roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
communicationreelmusic composed for dancing a reel
artifactreelwinder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle
artifactreel, bobbin, spoola winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
actreel, Scottish reela lively dance of Scottish Highlanders
actreel, Virginia reelan American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
VERBmotionreel, stagger, keel, lurch, swag, careenwalk as if unable to control one's movements
motionreel, spin, spin around, whirl, gyraterevolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
contactreelwind onto or off a reel
reel > pronunciation
Soundsriy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > reel: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector.
Broaderfilm, photographic filmphotographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion
Spanishcarrete
Verbsreelwind onto or off a reel
English > reel: 9 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningmusic composed for dancing a reel.
Broaderdance musicMusic to dance to
English > reel: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningwinder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod.
Member offishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, riggear used in fishing
Part offishing rod, fishing poleA rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
Broaderwindermechanical device around which something can be wound
Spanishcarrete
Catalanrodet
Verbsreelwind onto or off a reel
English > reel: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound.
Synonymsbobbin, spool
NarrowerfilatureA bobbin used in spinning silk into thread
shuttlebobbin that passes the weft thread between the warp threads
Broaderwindermechanical device around which something can be wound
Spanishbobina, canilla, carrete, devanador, huso
Catalanbobina, carrell, sargeta
Verbsreelwind onto or off a reel
English > reel: 9 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps.
SynonymScottish reel
NarrowereightsomeA Scottish reel for eight dancers
highland flingA vigorous Scottish reel
Broadersquare dance, square dancingAmerican country dancing in which couples form squares
English > reel: 9 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningAn American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines.
SynonymVirginia reel
Broaderlongways, longways dancecountry dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other
English > reel: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwalk as if unable to control one's movements.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsstagger, keel, lurch, swag, careen
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishtambalearse, titubear, vacilar
Catalantitubar, trontollar, vacil·lar
Nounsreelersomeone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
English > reel: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningrevolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsspin, spin around, whirl, gyrate
Narrowerwhirligigwhirl or spin like a whirligig
Broaderrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Spanishgirar, narrar, rotar
Catalanarremolinar-se, arremolinar, fer girar, girar, narrar, rotar
English > reel: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningwind onto or off a reel.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Narrowerreel off, unreelunwind from or as if from a reel
Broaderwind, wrap, roll, twineArrange or or coil around
Spanishdevanar
Catalandesenrotllar, enrotllar
Nounsreela winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
reelwinder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle
reela roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector

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