ta·ble·spoon noun \ˈtā-bəl-ˌspün\
: a spoon that is used by cooks for measuring dry and liquid ingredients and that holds an amount equal to 1/2 fluid ounce or three teaspoons
: the amount that a tablespoon will hold
: a fairly large spoon that is used for serving or eating food
: a large spoon used especially for serving
: a unit of measure used especially in cookery equal to 1⁄2 fluid ounce (15 milliliters)
Examples of TABLESPOON
- She carefully measured the flour with a tablespoon.
- Add two tablespoons of flour.
- The recipe calls for four tablespoons of milk.
First Known Use of TABLESPOON
Rhymes with TABLESPOON
, call the tune
, greasy spoon
, harvest moon
, silver spoon
ta·ble·spoon noun \ˈtā-bəl-ˌspün\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a unit of measure equal to 4 fluid drams or 1⁄2 fluid ounce or 15 milliliters
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