verb (used with object)
to unwind from or as if from a reel: to unreel some wire; to unreel a tangled skein.
verb (used without object)
to become unreeled.

1560–70; un-2 + reel1

unreelable, adjective
unreeler, noun
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Example sentences
Unreel the cable in duct, do not take off the side of the reel.
Unreel direct burial wires and cables alongside the trench and place carefully on the bottom of the trench.
Then place the reels on the bases so they unreel from the top and spin freely.
Divers unreel water-proof tape measures to determine the size of the wreckage.
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