Definition of scoop:
any cup- or bowl-shaped tool, usually including a handle
used to lift and move loose or soft solid material; the amount
of loose or solid material held by a particular scoop
"she kept a scoop in the dog food"
to lift, move, or collect with a scoop or as though with a scoop; to learn something, especially something worthy of a news
article, before (someone else)
"he used both hands to scoop water and splash it on his face."