- noun a reel on which a tape or printer ribbon is wound
- verb to transfer data from a disk to a tape
- An object, usually with a circular cross section, around which something is rolled or wound. For example, a reel upon which a magnetic tape, film, wire, cable, or other flexible material is wound. Also called reel (1).
- A spool (1) including that which is wrapped around it. Also called reel (3).
- To place a document or data in a spooler (2).