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spoon

1. an angling lure for spinning or trolling, consisting of a bright piece of metal which swivels on a trace to which are attached a hook or hooks
2. Golf a former name for a No. 3 wood
3. Rowing a type of oar blade that is curved at the edges and tip to gain a firm grip on the water

spoon

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(design engineering)
A slender rod with a cup-shaped projection at right angles to the rod, used for scraping drillings out of a borehole.
(mining engineering)
An instrument in which earth or pulp may be delicately tested by washing to detect gold or amalgam.

spoon

In plastering, a small steel tool, used in finishing moldings by hand.
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Add the white vinegar, saffron, cornflour and orange zest then fold in with a metal spoon gently until combined.
With the wide variety of effective trolling lures for grouper it's all too easy to overlook the simple metal spoon.
Remove from heat and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
Stir over medium-low heat (mixture must not boil) until just thick enough to coat a metal spoon with a velvety layer, 3 to 5 minutes.
Stirring your tea or coffee with a metal spoon can be a jarring experience when you're used to the gentle thunk, thunk of a wooden spoon.
Spread them out with a metal spoon or a large palette knife into discs around 0.
Add the beaten egg then carefully fold in the flour using a metal spoon.
Tip the mixture into the tin and flatten, using the back of a metal spoon to help compact and smooth it.
Stir everything together with a metal spoon, as gently as you can, then divide between six small serving bowls or glasses.
Serve with metal spoon, breaking through cheese crust and scooping soup and cornbread into deep bowls.
With a metal spoon, fold gently into the chocolate mixture, using a figure-of-eight motion.