Tablespoon

/ˈteɪb(ə)lspuːn/

Origin

First recorded in 1755–65; table + spoon (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Tablespoon

Tablespoon

noun

  1. a spoon larger than a teaspoon or a dessert spoon, used in serving food at the table and as a standard measuring unit in recipes.
  2. a tablespoonful.
  3. a spoon, larger than a dessertspoon, used for serving food, etc
  4. Also called: tablespoonful the amount contained in such a spoon
  5. a unit of capacity used in cooking, medicine, etc, equal to half a fluid ounce or three teaspoons

dictionary.com

Tablespoon

n.

  1. A measure of about 3 teaspoons or 15 milliliters.

dictionary.com

Tablespoon

noun

  1. A large spoon for serving food.

lexico.com

Tablespoon

noun

  1. : a large spoon used especially for serving
  2. : a unit of measure used especially in cookery equal to ¹/₂ fluid ounce (15 milliliters)

merriam-webster.com

Example sentences for Tablespoon

  1. Gwen recommends a tablespoon, but that seemed like an awful lot, especially after I read about how gross it can taste (and feel).
  2. A tablespoon of ketchup, for example, contains about a teaspoon of sugar, or about 16 calories of added sugar.
  3. The wine will bubble furiously and will almost immediately reduce down to a tablespoon or two as the alcohol and water steam out.
  4. Pour in half a dime bag of seasoned salt, which is about ½ tablespoon.
  5. Using a tablespoon, drop about 24 small mounds of the cheese onto a nonstick baking sheet.
  6. The operator, an old woman, took a tablespoon and filled it with water.
  7. Place a tablespoon of cherries and a tablespoon of juice on each slice.
  8. Rub until the salt is dissolved, and then add one tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice.
  9. Work to a smooth dough, then drop from the tablespoon into boiling stock.
  10. Dip a tablespoon into it and shake it over a stick, to form fil sugar (commonly called spun sugar).

Nearby words

tableau vivant , tablecloth , tableful , tableland , tableside , tablespoonful , tablet , tablet chair , tabletop , tableware

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