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tablespoon

ta·ble·spoon

tablespoon

 
 
pronunciation:
teI bl spun
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the US, a unit of capacity equal to one half fluid ounce, three teaspoons, or about fifteen milliliters, used in cooking. (abbr.: tbs.)
 
definition 2: in the UK, a unit of capacity equal to one half fluid ounce, four teaspoons, or 14.2066 milliliters, used in cooking. (abbr.: tbs.)
definition 3: a large spoon, used for serving or eating soup, stew, or the like.
 
definition 4: the amount of a substance required to fill such a spoon.
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