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Meaning of SCOOP

Pronunciation:  skoop

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a large ladle; "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
  2. [n]  the shovel or bucket of dredge or backhoe
  3. [n]  a news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"
  4. [n]  the quantity a scoop will hold
  5. [n]  a hollow concave shape made by removing something
  6. [v]  get the better of
  7. [v]  take out or up with or as if with a scoop
  8. [v]  profit suddenly

SCOOP is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: best, exclusive, lift out, make a scoop, outdo, outflank, pocket, scoop out, scoop shovel, scoop up, scoopful, take up, trump
 See Also: account, backhoe, beat, beat out, concave shape, concavity, containerful, crush, dredge, incurvation, incurvature, ladle, news report, outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmart, profit, remove, report, shell, shovel, story, take, take away, trounce, turn a profit, vanquish, withdraw, write up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Scoop\, n.
    A beat. [Newspaper Slang]
  2. \Scoop\, v. t.
    To get a scoop, or a beat, on (a rival). [Newspaper Slang]
  3. \Scoop\, n. [OE. scope, of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. skopa,
    akin to D. schop a shovel, G. sch["u]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.
  4. \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.
Computing Dictionary

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].