(Jargon Rating= 4) Called lots of other names (shovel, lip, upturn), but refers to how much of an upturn there is in the nose/tail of a snowboard. The more upturn, the easier is to get snow underneath the board. This is not a problem on groomed. pistes, but in deep powder snow its a very big one.
Scoop is a database-backed weblog management system. It is written in perl, and uses mySQL for the backend database. It allows story posting and submission, threaded discussions, user accounts, story moderation, and a lot of customization.
to report a story first, before (a rival); to get a scoop, or a beat, on (a rival); -- used commonly in the passive; as, we were scooped. Also used in certain situations in scientific research, when one scientist or team of scientists reports their results before another who is working on the same problem.
A newsroom system that is split in to two parts. Scoop Capture automatically captures or download audio and text content from a range of news sources and manages a central news database for your station. Scoop Edit is used by journalists to view and edit the audio and text, add new (local) stories and prepare bulletins. Scoop Edit also has a playout mode to help journalists present news bulletins 'live on air' and also upload bulletins to the station web site.
Scoop is a 1938 novel by English writer Evelyn Waugh. In this satire of sensational journalism, a young man, the author of a regular column on placid country life for a London newspaper aptly named the Daily Beast, is sent by mistake to the ficticious African state of Ishmaelia where a civil war threatens to break out. There, despite his total ineptitude, he accidentally manages to get the 'scoop' of the title.
Scoop is an informal term used in journalism. The word connotes originality, importance (and/or excitement) and exclusivity. A scoop is typically a new story, or a new aspect to an existing or unfolding story.
In stage lighting, a scoop is a large, simple lighting fixture with a dome-like reflector. Scoops are also referred to as "worklights." It consists almost entirely of a lamp in the center of a big curved metal, or plastic lined with reflective foil, dome.
scooping Typically used in high/low games to describe the situation when a single hand takes both halves of the pot (the high and the low). In high low games it is a critical strategy to play hands that can scoop the pot.
Scoop is a content management system originally developed by Rusty Foster. Scoop's focus is on collaborative publishing, and its feature set is geared toward encouraging user contributions and participation. Scoop is written in Perl and runs via mod_perl on Apache web servers with a My SQL database backend, and is distributed under the GNU General Public License.
Scoop is a 2006 UK-set romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian Mc Shane, and Allen himself. Focus Features released the film, which was rated PG-13 by the MPAA for "some sexual content."
Beginning a note beneath it's pitch, then sliding up to the correct pitch. Scooping was the prominent feature of "crooners" in the 1920s-50s; Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Perry Como were among the singers famous for this style. Today, scooping should be used infrequently and only to achieve a specific quality or emotion.
a specialized-shape skirt which narrows to an inch or two on one side and widens to extend all the way from the top of the stanchions to the base of the envelope proper, forming a tilted mouth. The idea of the scoop is to provide better control of the aerostat's orientation. Ideally, the front (or main part of the scoop) will always be kept in the direction of travel. It may also aid in keeping the envelope full.
A card which may well turn the best hand into trash. If you have Tc-8c and the flop comes Qd- Jd-9s, you almost assuredly have the best hand. However, a turn card of Td would be very scary because it would almost guarantee that you are now beaten.
A forward facing aerodynamic device or opening used to duct cool outside air to some part of the vehicle such as the carburetor intake, the brakes, the radiator, or an oil cooler. Strut A single, self-contained pivoting suspension unit that integrates a coil spring with a shock absorber. Struts are used on front wheel drive automobiles.
Used to transfer rocket mix from a container to the rocket tube. What size is proper? Typically is enough to fill the tube 1-i.d. of the tube. Here's a quick help: Buy a copper cap used for plumbing one size larger than the i.d. of the rocket tube. Solder to a piece of metal, and voila! One scoop.