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Definition of reel noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a round object around which you wind such things as wire or film; a reel together with the film, wire, etc. that is wound around it a reel on a fishing rod reels of magnetic tape a new reel of film compare spool
  2. 2a fast Scottish, Irish, or American dance, usually for two or four couples; a piece of music for this dance
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