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Meaning of reel

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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}, {spool},
      5: a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular
         moves and gliding steps [syn: {reel}, {Scottish reel}]
      6: an American country dance which starts with the couples
         facing each other in two lines [syn: {Virginia reel}, {reel}]
      v 1: walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken
           man staggered into the room" [syn: {stagger}, {reel},
           {keel}, {lurch}, {swag}, {careen}]
      2: revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The
         dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
         [syn: {spin}, {spin around}, {whirl}, {reel}, {gyrate}]
      3: wind onto or off a reel

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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