a long strand made of silk reeled from a number of cocoons and not twisted or thrown.
Compare spun silk (def 1).
noun 1. a person or thing that reels. 2. a machine for burnishing the exterior and interior of seamless tubing. reeler
verb (used with object), elevated, elevating. 1. to move or raise to a higher place or position; lift up. 2. to raise to a higher state, rank, or office; exalt; promote: to elevate an archbishop to cardinal. 3. to raise to a higher intellectual or spiritual level: Good poetry may elevate the mind. 4. to […]
adjective 1. (printing) involving or printing on a web of paper: a reel-fed press Compare sheet-fed
noun 1. a cylinder, frame, or other device that turns on an axis and is used to wind up or pay out something. 2. a rotatory device attached to a fishing rod at the butt, for winding up or letting out the line. 3. Photography. a spool on which film, especially motion-picture film, is wound. […]