spool :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words



  • n  a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
  • v  transfer data intended for a peripheral device (usually a printer) into temporary storage
  • v  wind onto a spool or a reel

  • Slovenly speech comes off the same spool.
  • The spool of wire, loaded with its temporary magnetic record, can then be sent away and "played back'' for radio broadcasting or transcription disk recording.
  • He promptly bought out Corticelli, one of Belding's few spool silk competitors, concentrated production in the efficient Putnam, Conn, plants, scrapped the unprofitable fabric .
News & Articles

  • Valve Positioner provides stable and accurate control.
    Operated with cam characterized air pressure control, Type-2000 Pneumatic and Electro-Pneumatic Valve Positioners provide stable and accurate control of rotary and linear valves. Base pneumatic version operates on 3–15 psig instrument signal supplied to positioner; mechanical feedback via cam is linked to spool valve that loads actuators for positioning. Electro-Pneumatic Positioner ...
    July 29, 2013 - ThomasNet

  • Peter MacKay in Toronto Sun
    Fortunately we were able to spool up a plane and reconnaissance team right away,MacKay said from the defence minister's Ottawa office. "It's tantamount to having volunteer firefighters pull on their boots and race to the scene of the...
  • Charlyne Yi in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    One time I got a spool of yarn from class and used it to make a spiderweb in the busiest hallway. I stood on the other side. A kid tried to climb through the web and got tangled in the yarn,Yi says. "He was laughing. I eventually cut the...
  • Irene Pepperberg in Discovery Channel
    He created 's (pause) wool' on his own,said Irene Pepperberg, author of the study. "We did not give him any training on anything other than the target (word and object) 'spool.'"

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.