Found 3 items, similar to reel.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be
projected by a movie projector
2: music composed for dancing a reel
3: winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle;
attached to a fishing rod
4: a winder around which thread or tape or film or other
flexible materials can be wound [syn: bobbin
5: a lively dance of Scottish highlanders; marked by circular
moves and gliding steps [syn: Scottish reel
6: an American country dance which starts with the couples
facing each other in two lines [syn: Virginia reel
v 1: walk as if unable to control one's movements; “The drunken
man staggered into the room”
2: revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; “The
dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy”
, spin around
3: wind onto or off a reel
English → English
(r[=e]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reeled
pr. & vb. n. Reeling
1. To roll. [Obs.]
And Sisyphus an huge round stone did reel.
2. To wind upon a reel, as yarn or thread.
(r[=e]l), v. i. [Cf. Sw. ragla. See 2d Reel
1. To incline, in walking, from one side to the other; to
They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken
man. --Ps. cvii.
He, with heavy fumes oppressed,
Reeled from the palace, and retired to rest. --Pope.
The wagons reeling under the yellow sheaves.
2. To have a whirling sensation; to be giddy.
In these lengthened vigils his brain often reeled.
(r[=e]l), n. [Gael. righil.]
A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the
music to the dance; -- often called Scotch reel
, the common name throughout the United States
for the old English “country dance,”
(r[=e]l), n. [AS. hre['o]l: cf. Icel. hr[ae]ll a
weaver's reed or sley.]
1. A frame with radial arms, or a kind of spool, turning on
an axis, on which yarn, threads, lines, or the like, are
wound; as, a log reel, used by seamen; an angler's reel; a
2. A machine on which yarn is wound and measured into lays
and hanks, -- for cotton or linen it is fifty-four inches
in circuit; for worsted, thirty inches. --McElrath.
3. (Agric.) A device consisting of radial arms with
horizontal stats, connected with a harvesting machine, for
holding the stalks of grain in position to be cut by the
, a baker's oven in which bread pans hang
suspended from the arms of a kind of reel revolving on a
horizontal axis. --Knight.
The act or motion of reeling or staggering; as, a drunken