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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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Zoe Lambert and Jemmima Jones, first year medical students from Fairlight and Avalon Beach respectively, are on track to be named world record holders, for spooning, the Daily Telegraph reported.
A justice of the peace certified the mass spooning as the world's largest, and final certification from Guinness World Records is all that's needed to make it be official.