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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
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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.
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scoop

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