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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scoop /ˈskup/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 scoop /ˈskup/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scoop n.
 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. Drake.
 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.
 8. an act of reporting (news, research results) before a rival; also called a beat. [Newspaper or laboratory cant]
 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)

 Scoop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scooped p. pr. & vb. n. Scooping.]
 1. To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out.
    He scooped the water from the crystal flood.   --Dryden.
 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)

 Scoop, v. t. to report a story first, before (a rival); to get a scoop, or a beat, on (a rival); -- used commonly in the passive; as, we were scooped.  Also used in certain situations in scientific research, when one scientist or team of scientists reports their results before another who is working on the same problem.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quantity a scoop will hold [syn: scoopful]
      2: a hollow concave shape made by removing something [syn: pocket]
      3: a news report that is reported first by one news
         organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city
         officials" [syn: exclusive]
      4: street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate [syn: soap, max,
         liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop, Georgia
         home boy, easy lay]
      5: the shovel or bucket of dredge or backhoe [syn: scoop
      6: a large ladle; "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
      v 1: take out or up with or as if with a scoop; "scoop the sugar
           out of the container" [syn: scoop out, lift out, scoop
           up, take up]
      2: get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
         [syn: outdo, outflank, trump, best]