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  • n  a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
  • n  music composed for dancing a reel
  • n  winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
  • n  a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
  • n  a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
  • n  an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
  • v  walk as if unable to control one's movements
  • v  revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
  • v  wind onto or off a reel

  • The New Year hit Hollywood like the last reel of a badly directed thriller.
  • A reel gives out a soft whine, and Hemingway goes into action again.
  • Whether it was considered a real movie with explicit sex scenes, or a series of stag-reel exertions with a modicum of plot and characterization added, Mona created the blueprint for .
News & Articles

  • Local man accused in White House crash
    According to federal court documents, Joseph Reel rigged his vehicle so that it crashed into a light post, bike rack and security bollard early Sunday morning, causing more than $1,000 in damage.
    June 12, 2013 - WDTN-TV 2 Dayton
  • Kettering man crashes unoccupied car near White House
    A Kettering man has been charged with crashing his unoccupied Jeep near a White House Secret Service guard booth. Joseph Reel has been charged with destruction of government property and was ordered held without bond Tuesday. According to a federal court charging document, Reel rigged his Jeep so the vehicle crashed into a light post, bike rack and security bollard near the guard post around 3 a ...
    June 11, 2013 - Springfield News-Sun
  • Reel Recovery: An Idaho retreat to help men fighting cancer
    BOISE -- It's a fight no one wants to face -- the battle against cancer. But a program in Idaho is helping men pull through that struggle, with a few friends and a fishing rod. It's called Reel Recovery, and this will be the fourth year for the retreat. THE REEL RECOVERY PROGRAM Each time, about 14 men, with different forms of cancer at different stages, participate in the event. Reel Recovery ...
    June 9, 2013 - KTVB Boise

  • Nick Faldo in Falkirk Herald
    Faldo said: "I don't have to reel off all their statistics. I've been watching these guys through the summer. Ian is a very determined guy, I love his attitude and what he did at The Open - that back nine he played with the intention to win and had...
  • Lamar Smith in Forbes
    The list of accusations has mushroomed, but the evidence of wrongdoing has not,said Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas, the committee's senior GOP member. "If there are no fish in this lake, we should reel in our lines of questions, dock our empty...
  • Steven Jackson in ESPN
    Me and Coach Haslett, we're good,Jackson said. "We've been able to kind of just look back at that reel and just laugh about it. Everything's fine."

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