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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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The wire does demand c' some on-the-water experience spooling and handling the so; material, but how else can you sink a 1-ounce metal spoon 25 feet down using no planers, no down riggers, no lead weights or other terminal tackle?
Remove from heat and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
Stir over medium-low heat (mixture must not boil) until sauce lightly coats a metal spoon, about 5 minutes.
Add the white vinegar then fold in with a metal spoon very gently until combined.
Sift in the flour and fold it in gently using a large metal spoon.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick enough to coat a metal spoon with a thin film and reaches at least 160 degrees F.
Place the potato slices in the fryer and cook until they begin to puff and turn light golden brown on all sides, making sure to turn the potatoes with a metal spoon.
Stir often on low heat until mixture begins to thicken, then stir until curd coats the back of a metal spoon in a smooth, velvety layer, about 20 minutes total.
4 Fold in the flour with the biggest metal spoon you have.
Squash about 100g of raspberries with the back of a spoon and add these to the cream and gently fold in with a large metal spoon.
Gradually beat in the eggs, then sieve in the flour and cocoa, folding in gently with a metal spoon.