Origin of spool
OTHER WORDS FROM spoolspooler, nounspoollike, adjectiveun·spool, verb (used with object)
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The cutting cable is spun around an automatic feed spool, making it easy to adjust on the go.Best electric lawn mower: Give up the gas for one of these powerful trimmers|Irena Collaku|July 25, 2021|Popular-Science
This means that when you’re listening to your favorite song, the tape is rolling out from the spool on the left, and reeled in by the spool on the right.A modern guide to cassette tape players|Sandra Gutierrez|July 23, 2021|Popular-Science
If you want to go even fancier, you can save nearly $7 on a spool of glow-in-the-dark filament.This year’s Prime Day sales include some excellent deals on 3D printers|Billy Cadden|June 21, 2021|Popular-Science
Your other option when it comes to 3D printing involves turning spools of plastic thread into layers that build your object.This year’s Prime Day sales include some excellent deals on 3D printers|Billy Cadden|June 21, 2021|Popular-Science
Nobody looks at the humble reels or spools on which the kite strings are wound, even though the aerial performances depend on how skillfully those reels are handled.DNA’s Histone Spools Hint at How Complex Cells Evolved|Viviane Callier|May 10, 2021|Quanta Magazine
There he lies in fetal position, reeling from thoughts of the atrocities he has committed, which spool endlessly in his mind.Madbeth: Alan Cumming Plays Almost Every Role in “Macbeth” |Liesl Schillinger|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I want a spool of red silk, two pieces of crimson dress braid, and a spool of fifty cotton.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
It is easily avoided, however, by procuring a large spool and fastening it to the bottom of the base with a wood screw.
The spool will serve as a handle while the varnish is applied, and also makes a stand for the board while the varnish dries.
On the inside of the spool, or towel support, an ordinary incandescent electric globe was placed.
The ends of the spool are made of thin brass and are dimensioned as shown in Fig. 2, at B and C.