from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A computer program that sequences print jobs by temporarily storing them in a buffer and sending each to the printer when the printer is able to process it. Also called print spooler.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A program or process that spools (places data in a queue to be accessed later)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, spools.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who winds, or a machine used in winding, thread or yarn on spools.
spool + -er (Wiktionary)