Translation of "reel" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /riːl/ /ril/

an object shaped like a wheel that you can put film, thread, etc. around

carrete, bobina

(Translation of “reel” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /riːl/

a round wheel-shaped or cylindrical object of wood, metal etc on which thread, film, fishing-lines etc can be wound

carrete, bobina
a reel of sewing-cotton
He changed the reel in the projector.

(the music for) a type of lively Scottish, Irish or American dance

baile escocés
The fiddler played a reel
They are dancing a reel.
reel in phrasal verb

to pull (eg a fish out of the water) by winding the line to which it is attached on to a reel.

cobrar, sacar del agua
reel off phrasal verb

to say or repeat quickly and easily, without pausing

recitar, decir de carretilla
He reeled off the list of names.

(Translation of “reel” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)