weigh out

phrasal verb

weighed out; weighing out; weighs out
: to measure and remove a certain weight of (something) : to separate (a portion of something that weighs a certain amount)
Would you weigh out 20 pounds of rice?
I weighed the portions out and distributed them.

Examples of weigh out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Waiters hustled back and forth with foaming bottles of beer, diners abandoned their pasta con le sarde to jive in the narrow alley with passersby, and the greengrocer nodded with the beat while weighing out half a kilo of artichokes for an older gentleman. Stanley Stewart, Condé Nast Traveler, 8 July 2024 The grocer and counter clerks would take down orders in pencil on the back of the sacks, grind coffee beans, weigh out sugar and flour, and so on. Faron Levesque, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 May 2024 The filet is about 1/2-inch thick and a good-sized portion, weighing out with the coating at 4 ounces. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 11 Jan. 2024 Sign up now Today in the UK, most supermarkets have done away with their butchery counters, at least in any meaningful sense, leaving a place where sausages and mince can be weighed out, but no real cutting or butchery is done. Olivia Potts, Longreads, 15 Feb. 2024 Bake and frost additional layers: Prepare same cake pans with more cooking spray and rounds of parchment; weigh out 4 oz. Ivy Odom, Southern Living, 30 Oct. 2023 Next, weigh out your coffee beans and water at a 1:15 ratio. Carina Finn, Bon Appétit, 27 Oct. 2023 Be sure to understand the dynamics at play, weigh out all your options and use your best discretion. Johnny C. Taylor Jr., USA TODAY, 6 Sep. 2023 Fueling Voelcker's prediction for a bifurcated fleet is the fact that heavy-duty vehicles weigh out of current EPA fuel-economy oversight and have easier emission targets to meet. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 29 June 2023

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“Weigh out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weigh%20out. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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