Definition of "spool" [spool]

  • (noun) A cylinder of wood, plastic, cardboard, or other material on which wire, thread, or string is wound.
  • (noun) The amount of wire, thread, or string wound on such a cylinder.
  • (noun) Something similar to such a cylinder in shape or function.
  • (noun) A reel for magnetic tape.
  • (verb-transitive) To wind or be wound on or off a spool.

Use "spool" in a sentence

  • "If you want to add extra distance make sure the spool is completely full of line."
  • "The rotating bail cup a short unskirted spool is in, prevents the line from doing this."
  • "The spool is oversized and allows for a lot of line but it feels bulky and over sized."

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