Tablespoonful

/ˈteɪb(ə)lˌspuːnfʊl/

Origin

First recorded in 1765–75; tablespoon + -ful (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Tablespoonful

Tablespoonful

noun

  1. the amount a tablespoon can hold.
  2. a volumetric measure equal to ½ fluid ounce (14.8 ml), or three teaspoonfuls. Abbreviation: T., tbs., tbsp.

dictionary.com

Tablespoonful

noun

  1. : enough to fill a tablespoon
  2. : tablespoon sense 2

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Example sentences for Tablespoonful

  1. Add gradually while stirring constantly, one-half cupful of milk and one well beaten egg and one tablespoonful of olive oil.
  2. In cases of heartburn, take small drinks of hot water, say a tablespoonful every five minutes.
  3. Cream one tablespoonful butter from which the salt has been washed.
  4. Add to the liquor two cupfuls of boiling water, a tablespoonful of butter, and salt and pepper to season.
  5. Heat a pint of water, and when boiling, thicken with a tablespoonful of cornstarch.

Nearby words

tablecloth , tableful , tableland , tableside , tablespoon , tablet , tablet chair , tabletop , tableware , tablinum

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