Definition of Scoop out
1. Verb. Hollow out with a scoop. "Scoop out a melon"
2. Verb. Take out or up with or as if with a scoop. "Scoop the sugar out of the container"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Specialized synonyms: Dip
Derivative terms: Scoop, Scoop, Scoop, Scoop
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Literary usage of Scoop out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"scoop out, remove with knife or pin. ... scoop out (the soft meat of a drinking coconut). ... dip out, scoop up, ladle out (a liquid). scoop out: ..."
2. A Narrative of Excursions, Voyages, and Travels, Performed at Different by George Rapelje (1834)
"I obtained a few seeds of their cucumbers and melons; the kind they showed me had a soft skin, and the same they scoop out, ..."
3. A Mandarin-Romanized Dictionary of Chinese: Including New Terms and Phrases by Donald MacGillivray (1921)
"... dig out a river. to scoop out a hole. to scoop out; to carve. to berate, or 1? or ft. to dig or scoop a hole. to utterly eradicate. to erase and patch ..."
4. A German-English Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"... covering, lining, lining membrane Auskratzen, vi to scrape or scoop out, ... m. matter voided or evacuated Auslöffeln, vt to scoop out or remove with a ..."
5. A German and English Dictionary by Karl. Breul (1906)
"... to scoop out, to shovel out. cellar, etc.) ; to sell by the barrel ; to eat, gnaw out ; to scoop out. ..."
6. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"I say nothing about lake-basins : but it is a physical certainty that, given time enough, glaciers must scoop out valleys. A glacier with a thickness of ..."