Associations to the word «Scoop»

Wiktionary

SCOOP, noun. Any cup- or bowl-shaped tool, usually with a handle, used to lift and move loose or soft solid material.
SCOOP, noun. The amount or volume of loose or solid material held by a particular scoop.
SCOOP, noun. The act of scooping, or taking with a scoop or ladle; a motion with a scoop, as in dipping or shovelling.
SCOOP, noun. A story or fact; especially, news learned and reported before anyone else.
SCOOP, noun. (automotive) An opening in a hood/bonnet or other body panel to admit air, usually for cooling the engine.
SCOOP, noun. The digging attachment on a front-end loader.
SCOOP, noun. A covered opening in an automobile's hood which allows cold air to enter the area beneath the hood.
SCOOP, noun. A place hollowed out; a basinlike cavity; a hollow.
SCOOP, noun. A spoon-shaped surgical instrument, used in extracting certain substances or foreign bodies.
SCOOP, noun. A special spinal board used by EMS staff that divides laterally to literally scoop up patients.
SCOOP, noun. A sweep; a stroke; a swoop.
SCOOP, verb. (transitive) To lift, move, or collect with a scoop or as though with a scoop.
SCOOP, verb. (transitive) To report on something, especially something worthy of a news article, before (someone else).
SCOOP, verb. (music) (often with "up") To begin a vocal note slightly below the target pitch and then to slide up to the target pitch, especially in country music.
SCOOP, verb. To consume an alcoholic beverage.
SCOOP SHOT, noun. (basketball) A shot taken underhanded from an unusually low position (as though scooping up the ball).
SCOOP UP, verb. To pick up or clear up by scooping
SCOOP WHEEL, noun. Alternative spelling of scoopwheel
SCOOP WHEELS, noun. Plural of scoop wheel

Dictionary definition

SCOOP, noun. The quantity a scoop will hold.
SCOOP, noun. A hollow concave shape made by removing something.
SCOOP, noun. A news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials".
SCOOP, noun. Street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate.
SCOOP, noun. The shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe.
SCOOP, noun. A large ladle; "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream".
SCOOP, verb. Take out or up with or as if with a scoop; "scoop the sugar out of the container".
SCOOP, verb. Get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition".

Wise words

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