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noun 
  1. A device around which thread, wire or cable is wound, especially a cylinder or spindle.
Translations: 
  • Italian: bobina
  • Spanish: carrete
verb 
  1. (computing): To send files to some device or program (a "spooler" or demon) that puts them in a queue for later processing of some kind. Without qualification, the spooler is the "print spooler" controlling output of jobs to a printer; but the term has been used in connection with other peripherals (especially plotters and graphics devices) and occasionally even for input devices.

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