Definition of serving
: a helping of food or drink
Examples of serving in a Sentence
This is my third serving of mashed potatoes.
According to the package, one serving size is 6 ounces.
Recent Examples of serving from the Web
Fans of the Mediterranean diet have been telling us that the healthy fats in fish are important, and the American Heart Association recommends eating at least two servings of fish, preferably fatty fish, each week.
The band's live experimentation with musical genres promises to satisfy any harmonious hunger with tasty servings of rhythm, bass, guitar and piano.
A slow-burn serving of eco-horror, Lorcan Finnegan’s feature skimps on substance, but more than makes up for it with eerie settings, supernatural undertones and a ’70s horror throwback vibe.
Makes: 6 servingsRecipe by Joe Gray DRINK THIS Pairings by sommelier Rachael Lowe of Spiaggia, as told to Michael Austin:
Each serving of two wraps has 12 grams of protein and only 280 calories.
After transferring cooked fish filets to a hot serving platter, dot each filet generously with the garlic butter prior to serving.
For men, the strongest association was seen in those who ate two to six one-ounce servings of chocolate weekly.
And yet My Bloody Valentine’s stature continues to grow, with Loveless serving as a deathless testimonial.
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First Known Use of serving
SERVING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of serving for English Language Learners
: an amount of food or drink that is enough for one person
SERVING Defined for Kids
Definition of serving for Students
: a helping of food He ate two servings of rice.
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