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- v. to pick up or clear up by scooping
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. take out or up with or as if with a scoop
Bayley stood on First Spine, under the head of the ridge, watching the match-coder trundle lightly to and fro, now and then pausing to scoop up relevant debris.
It seemed quiet enough, a few late-nighters rolling along the sidewalk, someone with their dog bending over to scoop up Lassie’s pavement art.
Tee Bobby was using a wide-bladed shovel to scoop up the rotted matter and slugs that oozed from a mound of split vinyl bags.
In a short-term stressful situation—when you suddenly have to veer away from an oncoming car on the highway, or leap to scoop up a toddler who is about to tumble down the stairs, or flee from a house that’s on fire—coritsol is critical to survival, preparing us for “fight or flight,” helping us to take action with the energy, determination, and speed that such a situation requires.
Mom and Pop and apple pie, and Sigma working behind the scenes to scoop up every psion that wasn't nailed down.
At the checkout counter, Ruth saw a woman in front of her scoop up bunches of ivory - and peach-colored tulips, at least fifty dollars 'worth.