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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?
Skim off foam with a metal spoon. Add a few drops of yellow food coloring if using scuppernongs to give a richer color.
Stir over medium-low heat (mixture must not boil) until sauce lightly coats a metal spoon, about 5 minutes.
Tip into the cake tin and press down firmly with the back of a metal spoon. Chill for 20 minutes until set.
It will also easily drop off a metal spoon if held from a height.
Charity boss Jasvinder Sanghera said: "Ideas like a metal spoon is the last resort.
3 Using a metal spoon, lightly fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture until well combined.
Whisk the egg whites in a clean, dry bowl with hand-held electric beaters until firm peaks form, then gently fold them into the hazelnut mixture with a large metal spoon. Spoon into the prepared tin, then transfer to the oven and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until firm to the touch and slightly shrunk away from the side of the tin.
Using a large metal spoon, fold in the egg mixture until the batter is completely mixed.
With a metal spoon, fold gently into the chocolate mixture, using a figure-of-eight motion.
Sift in the flour and fold it in gently using a large metal spoon. Stir in the milk to give a soft, dropping consistency.
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. Remove from the heat transfer to a paper towel-lined sheet pan to drain, and set aside.