revolving-spool reel


revolving-spool reel
bait casting reel (a fishing reel in which the spool is not stationary during a cast but revolves)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • reel — winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle, attached to a fishing rod; cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod to let out or wind up the line …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Reel — (r[=e]l), n. [AS. hre[ o]l: cf. Icel. hr[ae]ll a weaver s reed or sley.] 1. A frame with radial arms, or a kind of spool, turning on an axis, on which yarn, threads, lines, or the like, are wound; as, a log reel, used by seamen; an angler s reel; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reel oven — Reel Reel (r[=e]l), n. [AS. hre[ o]l: cf. Icel. hr[ae]ll a weaver s reed or sley.] 1. A frame with radial arms, or a kind of spool, turning on an axis, on which yarn, threads, lines, or the like, are wound; as, a log reel, used by seamen; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spool — n. & v. n. 1 a a reel for winding magnetic tape, photographic film, etc., on. b a reel for winding yarn or US thread on. c a quantity of tape, yarn, etc., wound on a spool. 2 the revolving cylinder of an angler s reel. v.tr. wind on a spool.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fishing reel — A spinning reel A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding the line .[1] Modern fishing reels usually have fittings which make it easier to retrieve the line and deploy ( cast ) it for better accuracy or… …   Wikipedia

  • spinning reel — noun : a fishing reel having a fixed spool on which the line is wound by means of an arm or bail actuated by turning the reel handle * * * a fishing reel mounted on a spinning rod, having a stationary spool on the side of which is a revolving… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinning reel — a fishing reel mounted on a spinning rod, having a stationary spool on the side of which is a revolving metal arm that catches the line and winds it onto the spool as a handle is turned, the metal arm being disengaged during casting so the line… …   Universalium

  • spinning reel — spin′ning reel n. spo a fishing reel having a stationary spool mounted parallel to the rod and a revolving metal arm that winds the line onto the spool and disengages during casting • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • spinning reel — noun Date: 1950 a fishing reel with a nonmoving spool on which the line is wound by means of a revolving arm which can be disengaged to allow the line to spiral freely off the spool during casting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bait casting — casting using a fishing rod and bait casting reel where the reel is positioned on top of the rod. Also called revolving spool reel …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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