a reel, cylinder, or spool upon which yarn or thread is wound, as used in spinning, machine sewing, lacemaking, etc.
a spoollike form around which a coil of insulated wire is wound to provide an inductance.
the coil itself.
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a spool or reel on which thread or yarn is wound, being unwound as required; spool; reel
narrow braid or cord used as binding or for trimming
a device consisting of a short bar and a length of string, used to control a wooden door latch
a spool on which insulated wire is wound to form the coil of a small electromagnetic device, such as a bell or buzzer
the coil of such a spool
(pl) (Brit, slang) matter that is worthless or of inferior quality; rubbish
the European arum, Arum maculatum.
lace made by hand with bobbins of thread, the thread being twisted around pins stuck into a pattern placed on a pillow or pad. noun lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace
turning of furniture legs, stretchers, etc., to resemble a continuous row of bobbins.
a repeated, jerky movement; bob. a momentary fumbling or juggling of a batted or thrown baseball. an error; mistake. a small ball of fabric usually used decoratively, as in a fringe or other trimming: a sweater with a line of bobbles up the sleeves. to juggle or fumble (a batted or thrown baseball) momentarily, usually […]