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    Definition:
    Scoop - (n.) A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle, used for dipping liquids; a utensil for bailing boats.
    Scoop - (n.) 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.
    Scoop - (n.) A spoon-shaped instrument, used in extracting certain substances or foreign bodies.
    Scoop - (n.) A place hollowed out; a basinlike cavity; a hollow.
    Scoop - (n.) A sweep; a stroke; a swoop.
    Scoop - (n.) The act of scooping, or taking with a scoop or ladle; a motion with a scoop, as in dipping or shoveling.
    Scoop - (n.) To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out.
    Scoop - (n.) To empty by lading; as, to scoop a well dry.
    Scoop - (n.) To make hollow, as a scoop or dish; to excavate; to dig out; to form by digging or excavation.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Scooped - (imp. & p. p.) of Scoop
    Scooping - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scoop
    Scooper - (n.) One who, or that which, scoops.
    Scooper - (n.) The avocet; -- so called because it scoops up the mud to obtain food.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Scoop - n. 1 spoon-shaped object, esp.: a a short-handled deep shovel for loose materials. B a large long-handled ladle for liquids. C the excavating part of a digging-machine etc. D an instrument for serving ice-cream etc. 2 quantity taken up by a scoop. 3 scooping movement. 4 exclusive news item. 5 large profit made quickly. v. 1 (usu. Foll. By out) hollow out (as if) with a scoop. 2 (usu. Foll. By up) lift (as if) with a scoop. 3 forestall (a rival newspaper etc.) With a scoop. 4 secure (a large profit etc.), esp. Suddenly. [low german or dutch]

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