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English Dictionary: scoop by the DICT Development Group
6 results for scoop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the quantity a scoop will hold
    Synonym(s): scoop, scoopful
  2. a hollow concave shape made by removing something
    Synonym(s): scoop, pocket
  3. a news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"
    Synonym(s): exclusive, scoop
  4. street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    Synonym(s): soap, scoop, max, liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop, Georgia home boy, easy lay
  5. the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe
    Synonym(s): scoop, scoop shovel
  6. a large ladle; "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
  1. take out or up with or as if with a scoop; "scoop the sugar out of the container"
    Synonym(s): scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up
  2. get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
    Synonym(s): outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Scoop \Scoop\, n. [OE. scope, of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. skopa,
      akin to D. schop a shovel, G. sch[81]ppe, and also to E.
      shove. See {Shovel}.]
      1. A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle, used for
            dipping liquids; a utensil for bailing boats.
      2. A deep shovel, or any similar implement for digging out
            and dipping or shoveling up anything; as, a flour scoop;
            the scoop of a dredging machine.
      3. (Surg.) A spoon-shaped instrument, used in extracting
            certain substances or foreign bodies.
      4. A place hollowed out; a basinlike cavity; a hollow.
                     Some had lain in the scoop of the rock. --J. R.
      5. A sweep; a stroke; a swoop.
      6. The act of scooping, or taking with a scoop or ladle; a
            motion with a scoop, as in dipping or shoveling.
      {Scoop net}, a kind of hand net, used in fishing; also, a net
            for sweeping the bottom of a river.
      {Scoop wheel}, a wheel for raising water, having scoops or
            buckets attached to its circumference; a tympanum.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Scoop \Scoop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scooped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Scooping}.] [OE. scopen. See {Scoop}, n.]
      1. To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out.
                     He scooped the water from the crystal flood.
      2. To empty by lading; as, to scoop a well dry.
      3. To make hollow, as a scoop or dish; to excavate; to dig
            out; to form by digging or excavation.
                     Those carbuncles the Indians will scoop, so as to
                     hold above a pint.                              --Arbuthnot.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Scoop \Scoop\, n.
      A beat. [Newspaper Slang]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Scoop \Scoop\, v. t.
      To get a scoop, or a beat, on (a rival). [Newspaper Slang]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
      Structured Concurrent Object-Oriented Prolog.
      ["SCOOP, Structured Concurrent Object-Oriented Prolog",
      J. Vaucher et al, in ECOOP '88, S. Gjessing et al eds, LNCS
      322, Springer 1988, pp.191-211].
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