- * * *A large spoon, used as a measure of the dose of a medicine, equivalent to about 4 fluidrams or 12 fluidounce or 15 ml.
* * *ta·ble·spoon 'tā-bəl-.spün n a unit of measure equal to 4 fluid drams or 1/2 fluid ounce or 15 milliliters
* * *ta·ble·spoon (taґbəl-spn) a household unit of capacity, approximately equivalent to 4 fluid drams, or 15 milliliters.
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Tablespoon — Ta ble*spoon , n. A spoon of the largest size commonly used at the table; distinguished from teaspoon, dessert spoon, etc. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
tablespoon — (n.) 1763, from TABLE (Cf. table) (n.) + SPOON (Cf. spoon) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
tablespoon — ► NOUN 1) a large spoon for serving food. 2) the amount held by such a spoon, in the UK considered to be 15 millilitres when used as a measurement in cookery … English terms dictionary
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tablespoon — [[t]te͟ɪb(ə)lspuːn[/t]] tablespoons 1) N COUNT A tablespoon is a fairly large spoon used for serving food and in cooking. 2) N COUNT: usu N of n You can refer to an amount of food resting on a tablespoon as a tablespoon of food. ...a tablespoon… … English dictionary
tablespoon — UK [ˈteɪb(ə)lˌspuːn] / US [ˈteɪb(ə)lˌspun] noun [countable] Word forms tablespoon : singular tablespoon plural tablespoons a) a large spoon that you use for serving food b) tablespoon or tablespoonful the amount of food or liquid that a… … English dictionary
tablespoon — n. a heaping; level tablespoon * * * [ teɪb(ə)lspuːn] level tablespoon a heaping … Combinatory dictionary
tablespoon — ta|ble|spoon [ˈteıbəlspu:n] n 1.) a large spoon used for serving food 2.) also ta|ble|spoon|ful [ spu:nful] written abbreviation tbsp or tbs the amount that a tablespoon can hold, used as a unit for measuring food or liquid in cooking tablespoon… … Dictionary of contemporary English