Definition of Reelable

1. reel [adj] - See also: reel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reelable

reekin
reeking
reeks
reeky
reel
reel-to-reel
reel-to-reel tape
reel-to-reel tape recorder
reel-to-reels
reel foot
reel in
reel off
reel out
reel to reel tape
reel up
reelable (current term)
reelect
reelected
reelecting
reelection
reelections
reelects
reeled
reeler
reelers
reelevate
reelevated
reelevates
reelevating
reeligibilities

Literary usage of Reelable

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1. A Glossary of Silk Terms, Including a Short History of Silk: Its Origin by James Chittick, Cheney Brothers, Emanuel Anthony Posselt, Berlitz school of languages (1915)
"Only about half the silk in a cocoon is reelable, the remainder being waste. The length of silk reelable from each cocoon may run from 300 to 700 yards, ..."

2. Silk: Its Entomology, History, & Manufacture, as Exemplified at the Royal by Thomas Wardle (1887)
"The reelable ends will be found attached to the brush. ... When the reelable ends of the fibres of a number of cocoons have been found, the ends of a number ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A single cocoon of good quality may furnish from 400 to 800 yards of reelable filament. Asiatic silks reeled by different filatures and different qualities ..."

4. Manchuria: Its People, Resources and Recent History by Alexander Hosie (1901)
"A workman now takes each cocoon separately and removes by hand the outer envelope of silk, leaving only the reelable cocoon. "When fifty have been thus ..."

5. Manchuria: Its People, Resources and Recent History by Alexander Hosie (1904)
"A workman now takes each cocoon separately and removes by hand the outer envelope of silk, leaving only the reelable cocoon. When fifty have been thus ..."

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