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teaspoon

tea·spoon

teaspoon

 
 
pronunciation:
ti spun
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the US, a unit of capacity equal to one and a third fluid drams or about five milliliters, used in cooking. (abbr.: tsp.)
definition 2: in the UK, a unit of capacity equal to one fluid dram or 3.5516 milliliters, used in cooking. (abbr.: tsp.)
definition 3: a small spoon used with tea, coffee, desserts, and the like.
definition 4: the amount of a substance required to fill such a spoon.
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