how to pronounce spool


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the above transcription of spool is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

spool is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of spool in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that's a three spool that's a 327 and in …”

meanings of spool


  1. A temporary storage area for electronic mail, etc.
  2. A reel; a device around which thread, wire or cable is wound, especially a cylinder or spindle.
  3. A small swimming pool that can be used also as a spa.


  1. To send files to a device or a program (a spooler or a daemon that puts them in a queue for processing at a later time).
  2. To wind on a spool or spools.

spool frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spool occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics spool can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that spool can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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