measuring jug

noun

Definition of measuring jug

British
: a cup that has markings for measuring liquids when cooking

Word by Word Definitions

measure play measuring
  1. : an adequate or due portion

  2. : a moderate degree

  3. : a fixed or suitable limit : bounds

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

  2. : to regulate by a standard : govern

  3. : to allot or apportion in measured amounts

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

  2. : the contents of such a container : jugful

  3. : a small pitcher

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

  2. : jail, imprison


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