measuring jug


Definition of measuring jug


  1. :  a cup that has markings for measuring liquids when cooking

Word by Word Definitions

measureplay measuring
  1. :  an adequate or due portion

    :  a moderate degree

    :  moderation, temperance

  1. :  to choose or control with cautious restraint :  regulate

    :  to regulate by a standard :  govern

    :  to allot or apportion in measured amounts

  1. :  a large deep container (as of glass, earthenware, or plastic) with a narrow mouth and a handle

    :  the contents of such a container :  jugful

    :  a small pitcher

  1. :  to stew (something, such as a hare) in an earthenware vessel

    :  jail, imprison

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