re·​spool (ˌ)rē-ˈspül How to pronounce respool (audio)
respooled; respooling

transitive verb

: to wind (something) on a spool again
respooling yarn/film
It's always a good idea to respool reels with fresh line at the beginning of each fishing season.Matt Williams

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of respool was in 1858

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Cite this Entry

“Respool.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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