English - Vietnamese Dictionary
reel /ri:l/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- guồng (quay tơ, đánh chỉ)
- ống, cuộn (để cuốn chỉ, dây câu, phim...)
- a reel of cotton thread: một ống (cuộn) chỉ sợi
- a picture in eight reels: một cuộn phim gồm có tám cuộn
- (kỹ thuật) tang (để cuộn dây)
- off the reel
- không ngừng, liên tiếp, liên tục, không gián đoạn; trơn tru
- ngoại động từ
- quấn (chỉ, dây, phím) vào ống, quấn vào cuộn ((cũng) to reel in, to reel up)
- nội động từ
- kêu sè sè (như guồng quay tơ) (dế, cào cào...)
- to reel off
- tháo (chỉ) ra khỏi ống, tháo ra khỏi cuộn
- (nghĩa bóng) thuật lại lưu loát trơn tru, đọc lại lưu loát trơn tru
- danh từ
- nhạc cho điệu vũ quay (ở Ê-cốt)
- danh từ
- sự lảo đảo, sự loạng choạng
- nội động từ
- quay cuồng
- everything reels before his eyes: mọi vật quay cuồng trước mắt nó
- chóng mặt, lảo đảo, choáng váng
- my head reels: đầu tôi choáng váng; tôi chóng mặt lảo đảo
- đi lảo đảo, loạng choạng
- to reel to and fro like a drunken man: đi lảo đảo như người say rượu
+a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
+music composed for dancing a reel
+winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
+a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
+a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
+an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
+walk as if unable to control one's movements
+revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
+wind onto or off a reel
Advanced English Dictionary
1 stagger, totter, waver, stumble, lurch, falter, roll, rock, sway, flounder, pitch:
Chris came reeling down the lane, dead drunk.
2 reel off. list, recite, rattle off, enumerate, review, itemize, name, read off, call off, run through, run over:
Under questioning, the suspect began to reel off the names of his accomplices.
1 (especially BrE) (AmE usually spool) a round object around which you wind such things as cotton thread, wire or film; the film, wire, thread, etc. that is wound around a reel: a cotton reel + a reel on a fishing rod + reels of magnetic tape + a new reel of film + The hero was killed in the final reel (= in the final part of the film / movie).
2 a fast Scottish, Irish or American dance, usually for two or four couples; a piece of music for this dance
+ verb [V]
1 [usually +adv./prep.] to move in a very unsteady way, for example because you are drunk or have been hit: I punched him on the chin, sending him reeling backwards. + She was reeling after several glasses of wine. + He reeled under the blow.
2 ~ (at / from / with sth) to feel very shocked or upset about sth: I was still reeling from the shock.
3 to seem to be spinning around and around: When he opened his eyes, the room was reeling.
Phrasal Verbs: reel sth<->in / out to wind sth on/off a reel: I slowly reeled the fish in.
reel sth<->off to say or repeat sth quickly without having to stop or think about it: She immediately reeled off several names.
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