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
Blue Apron’s cheapest kit, which makes four servings, costs about $48.
The guide also recommends having a serving of oatmeal before bed to improve my Z’s through complex carbs.
One Saturday afternoon, a University of Washington student spotted the family mixing sliced franks into rice and kimchi bowls, and asked for a serving.
Yield: 12 servings Nutritional Analysis: 190 calories, 8g fat, 5g saturated fat, 80 mg sodium, 20mg cholesterol, 32g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24g sugar, 2g protein.
Nutritional information (per serving): About 440 cals, 24 g protein, 39 g carbs, 24 g fat (11 g sat), 2 g fiber, 995 mg sodium.
The company's original block 1 satellites are being replaced by 66 Iridium NEXT spacecraft with nine more serving as in-orbit spares.
The wine tax would increase by about three cents per serving, while taxes on liquor would jump by 15 cents per 750 milliliter bottle.
The Junior League itself is a huge source--many of its members are involved in catering and event planning, so Second Servings will draw from that.
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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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