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reel-to-reel

[reel-tuh-reel] /ˈril təˈril/
adjective
1.
of or relating to an audio sound-equipment system or motion-picture camera or projector through which the tape or film must be threaded onto a take-up reel.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for reel to reel

reel-to-reel

adjective
1.
(of magnetic tape) wound from one reel to another in use
2.
(of a tape recorder) using magnetic tape wound from one reel to another, as opposed to cassettes
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