any of various containers or tools for holding and moving liquids or loose materials
the amount held by any of these
a usually exciting news report printed,broadcast,etc. before one's competitors can do so
make (a hole,etc.) with or as if with a scoop
(of a newspaper) make an important news report before (another newspaper)
get ahead of or defeat,especially by being faster
"he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"
"he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
"scoop the sugar out of the container"
"the goal was to best the competition"
Some men..made scoops of their two hands joined, and sipped.
She bathed her with the warm water scooping it in her hands.
出自： E. L. Doctorow