scoop
1. noun /skuːp/
a) Any cup- or bowl-shaped tool, usually including a handle used to lift and move loose or soft solid material.

She kept a scoop in the dog food.

b) The amount or volume of loose or solid material held by a particular scoop.

Use one scoop of coffee for each pot.

2. verb /skuːp/
a) To lift, move, or collect with a scoop or as though with a scoop.

He used both hands to scoop water and splash it on his face.

b) To learn something, especially something worthy of a news article, before (someone else).

The paper across town scooped them on the City Hall scandal.


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  • Scoop — may refer to:Related to journalism* Scoop (term), a news story, particularly connotating a new or developing story with aspects of importance and excitement, normally an exclusive for the journalist involved * Scoop (novel), a 1938 satirical… …   Wikipedia

  • scoop — [ skup ] n. m. • 1957; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Nouvelle importante donnée en exclusivité par une agence de presse. Recomm. offic. exclusivité. ♢ Fam. Nouvelle sensationnelle. ● scoop nom masculin (anglais scoop) Information importante ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Scoop — 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scoop — 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. [1913 Webster] He scooped the water from the crystal flood. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To empty by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • scoop — [sko͞op] n. [ME scope < MDu schope, bailing vessel, schoppe, a shovel, akin to Ger schöpfen, to dip out, create] 1. any of various utensils shaped like a small shovel or a ladle; specif., a) a kitchen utensil used to take up sugar, flour, etc …   English World dictionary

  • scoop — ► NOUN 1) a utensil resembling a spoon, having a short handle and a deep bowl. 2) the bowl shaped part of a digging machine or dredger. 3) informal a piece of news published or broadcast in advance of being released by other newspapers or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Scoop — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scoop — Título Amor y muerte (México) Scoop (España) Ficha técnica Dirección Woody Allen Dirección artística Nick Palmer Producció …   Wikipedia Español

  • scoop — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS giorn. notizia sensazionale pubblicata da un giornale in esclusiva e in anticipo sulle testate concorrenti: un giornalista a caccia di scoop Sinonimi: colpo, colpo giornalistico. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1963.… …   Dizionario italiano

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