from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To unwind (something) from or as if from a reel or become unwound.
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- v. To remove or uncoil from a reel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To unwind from a reel, as a line or thread.
- To become unwound from a reel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. unwind from or as if from a reel
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But in the fantasies that unreel in her 16-year-old mind, she gaily walks the red carpet and flirtatiously poses for a music video.
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I actually like to do the same thing as the answers above, but on a nice day when you don't have a lot of time I will just unreel the spool and lay the line out in your yard.
Backing away from the bear, unreel the detonator wires.
The horrors start to unreel regularly the anthrax mailings, the beheading of journalist Daniel Pearl.
I opened my mouth to unreel a string of reasons why that was unnecessary, humiliating, and impossible.
It took two people, one to hold the first turn of food wrap and another to circle with the box and unreel more.
Schofield and Mother hit the western wall of the hall and unclipped clasps on their chains—causing the chains to unreel from the ceiling, lowering the two of them to the floor of the room right in front of the doorway leading back to the elevator shaft.
And with that thought, his life started to unreel before him.
Got bored and threw a Merkin at three and one peeled off and ate, unreel!