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English definition of “reel”

reel

noun [C] (HOLDER)    /rɪəl/
a round, wheel-shaped object on which sewing thread, fishing wire, film, etc. can be rolled, or the amount of thread, etc. stored on one of theseCinema - general wordsKnitting and sewingFishingCommercial fishing
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