Reel

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Reel

  • (noun) a cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound. “a cotton reel”
  • (noun) a length of something wound on to a reel. “a reel of copper wire”
  • (noun) a part of a film. “in the final reel he is transformed from unhinged sociopath into local hero”
  • (noun) a device for winding and unwinding a line as required, in particular the line attached to a fishing rod.
  • (noun) a lively Scottish or Irish folk dance. “we put on the record player and danced reels”
  • (verb) wind something on to a reel by turning the reel. “sailplanes are often launched by means of a wire reeled in by a winch”
  • (verb) bring in a fish attached to a line by turning a reel and winding in the line. “he reeled in a good perch”
  • (verb) lose one’s balance and stagger or lurch violently. “he punched Connolly in the ear, sending him reeling”
  • (verb) walk in a staggering or lurching manner, especially while drunk. “the two reeled out of the bar arm in arm”
  • (verb) feel shocked, bewildered, or giddy. “the Prime Minister was reeling from a savaging inflicted in the Commons”

Reel meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सिनेमा रील, एक विशेष प्रकार का नृत्य, रील संगीत, अटेरन, घिरनी, चरखी, कुंडल, रील, एक प्रकार का नाच, घिरनी या चरखी पर भूत चढ़ाना, घूम घूम कर नाचना, फेंटी बनाना, चक्कर खाना हिल जाना, लच्छा बनाना, घूमना, चकराना, डगमगाना, लड़खड़ाना, लड़खड़ाना, अटेरना

Reel origin

  • Old English hrēol, denoting a rotatory device on which spun thread is wound; of unknown origin.

Reel in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • REEL Strengthens Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team …, REEL’s comprehensive and cost-effective set of environmental services and solutions are playing an important role in helping India and other …
  • Safety Drives Top India Bond Underwriter to Sovereign Debt, (Bloomberg) — As India’s credit markets reel from a string of defaults, the nation’s top bond underwriter is taking refuge in the safety of government debt.
  • North, central India reel under heatwave, monsoon advances in Kerala, NEW DELHI: There was no relief from the heatwave conditions in north and central regions of India even as monsoon advanced in the southern …
  • Indian start-ups reel in the big fish, India’s burgeoning digital start-up landscape, already one of the largest markets in the world for technology and social media companies, has …

Reel pronunciation


Plunge

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Plunge

  • (verb) jump or dive quickly and energetically; “Joy stripped her clothes off and plunged into the sea”
  • (verb) fall suddenly and uncontrollably; “the aircraft plunged to the ground”
  • (verb) embark impetuously on a speech or course of action; “he came to a decision, and plunged on before he had time to reconsider it”
  • (verb) suffer a rapid decrease in value; “shares in the company plunged 18p on news that profits had fallen”
  • (verb) (of a ship) pitch; “the ship plunged through the 20-foot seas”
  • (verb) (of a horse) rear violently; “the frightened horse plunged and bolted”
  • (verb) push or thrust quickly; “he plunged his hands into his pockets”
  • (verb) quickly immerse in liquid; “plunge the pears into a bowl of cold water”
  • (verb) suddenly bring into a specified condition or state; “the room was plunged into darkness”
  • (verb) sink (a pot containing a plant) in the ground; “pot up and plunge spring-flowering bulbs”
  • (noun) an act of jumping or diving into water; “a plunge into the deep end of the pool”
  • (noun) a swift and drastic fall in value or amount; “the central bank declared a 76% plunge in its profits”

Phrases:

  • take the plunge — commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous;“she wondered whether to enter for the race, but decided to take the plunge”

Plunge (प्लन्ज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गोता, छलांग, डुबकी, प्रवेश, तैरने का तालाब, कूद, डुबाना, डूबना, प्रवेश करना, गोता लगाना, किसी काम में मग्न हो जाना, झटके से डालना, उछाल आना, ग़ोता लगाना, कूदना

Plunge Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French plungier ‘thrust down’, based on Latin plumbum ‘lead, plummet’.

Plunge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • More than 250 people took the plunge at Lake Fenton.
  • Political donations plunge to $16.7m – down from average $25ma year.
  • Temperatures to plunge to -5.
  • Big Oil Companies Finished 2018 Strong Despite Plunge in Oil Prices.
  • In Spain, international adoptions plunge while surrogacy grows.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of plunge

  • sound like “put lung in water”

Plunge pronunciation