reel


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Synonyms for reel

be shaken

Synonyms

  • be shaken
  • be shocked
  • be stunned
  • be staggered
  • be taken aback
  • be in shock
  • be numb
  • be dazed
  • be dumbstruck

whirl

Synonyms

Synonyms for reel

to have the sensation of turning in circles

Synonyms for reel

a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector

music composed for dancing a reel

Related Words

winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle

a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound

a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders

an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines

walk as if unable to control one's movements

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revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

wind onto or off a reel

References in classic literature ?
The reel drew to a close, and some of the party were in the mind of starting.
The leader of the reel, who looked as if he had Irish blood in his veins, danced well, and his partner caught his fire.
The dancers were going faster and faster, and the musicians, to keep up with them, belaboured their instruments like jockeys lashing their mounts on the home-stretch; yet it seemed to the young man at the window that the reel would never end.
At the end of the reel, Elam Harnish called the house up to drink again.
With an accuracy which no degree of dexterity or practice could have insured, that unfortunate gentleman bore swiftly down into the centre of the reel, at the very moment when Mr.
God is a thought--it maketh all the straight crooked, and all that standeth reel.
Cadwallader, going on with the arrangement of the reels which he had just been turning.
said the Rector laying down his reels, and putting his thumbs into his armholes with an air of attention.
When she rolled she fell on her side headlong, and she would be righted back by such a demolishing blow that Jukes felt her reeling as a clubbed man reels before he collapses.
9 ounces, Daiwa says its TD-Z105HL magnesium and titanium-cast freshwater reel is the lightest on the market.
a Japanese leader in the development, manufacturing, and sales of pachislot, pachinko and various other amusement machines, whereby the companies will collaborate on the development of a new proprietary interactive display technology for mechanical reel gaming devices.
But even if it is well preserved, another downside of keeping line on a reel over time is that it carries a memory.
Temple of Luxor is unique in its base game play, with two 4x5 reel sets, for a combined 100 lines of action.
The most dependable fly reel drag material in my opinion is not real sexy.
More information on Reel to Reel transfers can be found on Larsen Digital's website.