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serving

noun

: an amount of food or drink that is enough for one person

Full Definition of SERVING

:  a helping of food or drink

Examples of SERVING

  1. This is my third serving of mashed potatoes.
  2. According to the package, one serving size is 6 ounces.

First Known Use of SERVING

1864

Other Food Terms

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SERVING Defined for Kids

serving

noun serv·ing \ˈsər-viŋ\

Definition of SERVING for Kids

:  a helping of food <He ate two servings of rice.>

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