Definitions of reel:
  • noun:   a lively dance of Scottish highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
  • noun:   winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
  • noun:   a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
  • noun:   music composed for dancing a reel
  • noun:   an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
  • noun:   a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
  • verb:   wind onto or off a reel
  • verb:   walk as if unable to control one's movements
  • verb:   revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5045)

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