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scoop

1. anything that resembles a scoop in action, such as the bucket on a dredge
2. a spoonlike surgical instrument for scraping or extracting foreign matter, etc., from the body

scoop

[sküp]
(design engineering)
Any of various ladle-, shovel-, or bucketlike utensils or containers for moving liquid or loose materials.
A funnel-shaped opening for channeling a fluid into a desired path.
(electricity)
(mechanical engineering)
A large shovel with a scoop-shaped blade.

scoop

An air inlet that projects beyond the immediate surface of the aircraft structure. See air scoop.

SCOOP

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].
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Hood reports that the new Scoopfuls product is "100% real ice cream.
The Viking landers in 1976 looked for evidence of Martian life but found none in the few scoopfuls of dirt they examined.
I put in two extra scoopfuls to make sure the horse wouldn't fail.
The Viking landers (the first spacecraft to function successfully on the surface) stewed, brewed, and incubated scoopfuls of Martian soil, looking for signs of metabolic activity.