reel

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reel

1
1. Angling a device for winding, casting, etc., consisting of a revolving spool with a handle, attached to a fishing rod
2. a roll of celluloid exhibiting a sequence of photographs to be projected

reel

2
1. any of various lively Scottish dances, such as the eightsome reel and foursome reel for a fixed number of couples who combine in square and circular formations
2. a piece of music having eight quavers to the bar composed for or in the rhythm of this dance

Reel

 

the working element of the harvesting part of many harvesting machines (harvesters, combines, and so on). The reel guides the stalks of the crop to the cutting device, holds the stalks while they are cut, and places the harvested crop on the conveyor.

reel

[rēl]
(design engineering)
A revolving spool-shaped device used for storage of hose, rope, cable, wire, magnetic tape, and so on.
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Another student persistently sent us show reel updates every few months which proved to us that he was keen to learn.
The very next day I had an email telling me that my show reel had been enjoyed and sanctioned by the executive producer and I now only had to gain the approval of the commissioners.
They have been filming a spoof perfume advert at Stoneleigh Abbey and aim to use the footage as a show reel for the UK Film Council.
He's already sent his first presenting show reel off to Channel 4 and is nervously awaiting the results.
The 80-minute show reel was inspired by ongoing dialogues that Offeh has had with the artists over the years; encounters that have inspired the development of his own practice.
At the end of her one-week placement, the youngster will receive a show reel as evidence of her work.
So he packed up his show reel, along with a 'Made in Teesside' banner, and headed for Australia to put the film on tour.
The British TV station is keen to use the 18-year-old girls from Donoughmore, Co Cork, and have asked them to produce a show reel.
He makes a few concise, Chris Marker-esque connections and gets some humorous soundbites from art critic Dave Hickey, but the ultimate impression is of a half-formed canvas -- a show reel intended to get someone to step in and fund the remainder of the project.