reel noun definition in Film-making equipment topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

reel

 noun: Film-making equipment topic
(especially British English) (also spool especially in North American English) a round object around which you wind such things as thread, wire or film; a reel together with the film, wire, thread, etc. that is wound around it a cotton reel a reel on a fishing rod reels of magnetic tape a new reel of film The hero was killed in the final reel (= in the final part of the film/movie).