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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

[spün]
(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 final dose was a large spoonful of that sadistically cruel brew of the devil, called asiffeta (asafoetida) -- regarded by parents as excellent medication for the stomach and all internal organs.
Place a good spoonful of lentil on half the plate and then a good spoonful of potato on other half of the plate.
Stir in the coriander and serve with a spoonful of Greek yogurt and some crusty bread.
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Place a spoonful of cheese in the middle of 6 of the cakes, top each with another cake, shape and mould both together to form one fish cake.
Add dressing spoonful by spoonful, mixing until the leaves are lightly coated but not saturated.
Lianne, of Scotswood, Newcastle, said: "If I had given them a spoonful they could have been dead by bedtime."
Take heart from scientists who say that one spoonful of ice cream can lift your mood.
One showed a man putting a spoonful of coffee granules from a jar into his mouth, then picking up a kettle from a cooker and raising the spout to his mouth.
He got a traditional Slovak welcome - a smack on the head with a spoonful of honey.
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