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1    a utensil used as a shovel or ladle, esp. a small shovel with deep sides and a short handle, used for taking up flour, corn, etc.  
2    a utensil with a long handle and round bowl used for dispensing liquids  
3    a utensil with a round bowl and short handle, sometimes with a mechanical device to empty the bowl, for serving ice cream or mashed potato  
4    anything that resembles a scoop in action, such as the bucket on a dredge  
5    a spoonlike surgical instrument for scraping or extracting foreign matter, etc., from the body  
6    the quantity taken up by a scoop  
7    the act of scooping, dredging, etc.  
8    a hollow cavity  
9    Slang   a large quick gain, as of money  
10    a news story reported in one newspaper before all the others; an exclusive  
11    any sensational piece of news  
      vb   mainly tr  
12    often foll by: up   to take up and remove (an object or substance) with or as if with a scoop  
13    often foll by: out   to hollow out with or as if with a scoop  
to scoop a hole in a hillside     
14    to make (a large sudden profit)  
15    to beat (rival newspapers) in uncovering a news item  
16      (Hockey, golf, etc.)   to hit (the ball) on its underside so that it rises into the air  
     (C14: via Middle Dutch schope from Germanic; compare Old High German scephan to ladle, German schöpfen, Schaufel shovel, Dutch schoep vessel for baling)  
  scooper      n  
  scoopful      n  

air scoop  
      n   a device fitted to the surface of an aircraft to provide air pressure or ventilation from the airflow  
scoop neck  
      n   a rounded low-cut neckline on a woman's garment  
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1    dipper, ladle, spoon  
2    coup, exclusive, exposé, inside story, revelation, sensation  
3      (often with)       up   clear away, gather up, lift, pick up, remove, sweep up or away, take up  
4    bail, dig, dip, empty, excavate, gouge, hollow, ladle, scrape, shovel  

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scoop neck, air scoop, scroop, scop

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