level teaspoon/tablespoon

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of level teaspoon/tablespoon

: an amount that fills a teaspoon/tablespoon exactly without going above its edges
  • The recipe calls for a level teaspoon/tablespoon of sugar.

Word by Word Definitions

level play
  1. : a device for establishing a horizontal line or plane by means of a bubble in a liquid that shows adjustment to the horizontal by movement to the center of a slightly bowed glass tube

  2. : a measurement of the difference of altitude of two points by means of a level

  3. : horizontal condition

  1. : to make (a line or surface) horizontal : make flat or level

  2. : to bring to a horizontal aiming position

  3. : aim, direct

  1. : having no part higher than another : conforming to the curvature of the liquid parts of the earth's surface

  2. : parallel with the plane of the horizon : horizontal

  3. : even or unvarying in height

teaspoon play
  1. : a small spoon that is used especially for eating soft foods and stirring beverages and that holds about one third of a tablespoon

  2. : a unit of measure especially in cookery equal to ¹/₆ fluid ounce or ¹/₃ tablespoon (5 milliliters)

tablespoon play
  1. : a large spoon used especially for serving

  2. : a unit of measure used especially in cookery equal to ¹/₂ fluid ounce (15 milliliters)


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