adjective see reel II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • reelable — See reel1. * * * …   Universalium

  • reelable — reel·able …   English syllables

  • reelable — ˈrēləbəl adjective : capable of being wound on a reel …   Useful english dictionary

  • reel — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hrēol; akin to Old Norse hræll weaver s reed, Greek krekein to weave Date: before 12th century 1. a revolvable device on which something flexible is wound: as a. a small windlass at the butt of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • reel — reel1 reelable, adj. /reel/, n. 1. a cylinder, frame, or other device that turns on an axis and is used to wind up or pay out something. 2. a rotatory device attached to a fishing rod at the butt, for winding up or letting out the line. 3. Photog …   Universalium

  • unreelable — un·reelable …   English syllables

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