Definition of Reelable
1. reel [adj] - See also: reel
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Literary usage of Reelable
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Silk Terms, Including a Short History of Silk: Its Origin by James Chittick, Cheney Brothers, Emanuel Anthony Posselt, Berlitz school of languages (1915)
"Only about half the silk in a cocoon is reelable, the remainder being waste. The length of silk reelable from each cocoon may run from 300 to 700 yards, ..."
2. Silk: Its Entomology, History, & Manufacture, as Exemplified at the Royal by Thomas Wardle (1887)
"The reelable ends will be found attached to the brush. ... When the reelable ends of the fibres of a number of cocoons have been found, the ends of a number ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A single cocoon of good quality may furnish from 400 to 800 yards of reelable filament. Asiatic silks reeled by different filatures and different qualities ..."
4. Manchuria: Its People, Resources and Recent History by Alexander Hosie (1901)
"A workman now takes each cocoon separately and removes by hand the outer envelope of silk, leaving only the reelable cocoon. "When fifty have been thus ..."
5. Manchuria: Its People, Resources and Recent History by Alexander Hosie (1904)
"A workman now takes each cocoon separately and removes by hand the outer envelope of silk, leaving only the reelable cocoon. When fifty have been thus ..."