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ta·ble·spoon

 (tā′bəl-spo͞on′)
n.
1. A large spoon for serving food.
2. Abbr. T or tbs. or tbsp. A household cooking measure equal to 3 teaspoons, or 1/2 fluid ounce (15 milliliters). See Table at measurement.

tablespoon

(ˈteɪbəlˌspuːn)
n
1. (Cookery) a spoon, larger than a dessertspoon, used for serving food, etc
2. (Units) Also called: tablespoonful the amount contained in such a spoon
3. (Units) a unit of capacity used in cooking, medicine, etc, equal to half a fluid ounce or three teaspoons

ta•ble•spoon

(ˈteɪ bəlˌspun)

n.
1. a large spoon used to serve food and as a measuring unit.
2. a tablespoonful.
[1755–65]

tablespoon

(tbsp) A unit of volume used in cooking and equal to 1.5 centiliters (3 tsp). 16 tbsp = 1 cup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tablespoon - as much as a tablespoon will holdtablespoon - as much as a tablespoon will hold  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
2.tablespoon - a spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving
spoon - a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
Translations
مِلء مِلْعَقَة الطَّعاممِلْعَقَةُ مائِدَةمِلْعَقَه كبيرَه
polévková lžícelžíce
spiseskespiseskefuld
ruokalusikka
žlica
evõkanálevőkanál
matskeiî
さじスプーンテーブルスプーン大さじ
테이블스푼
žlica
matsked
ช้อนโต๊ะ
çorba kaşığıservis kaşığı
muỗng canhthìa to

tablespoon

[ˈteɪblspuːn] N (= spoon) → cuchara f grande, cuchara f de servir; (= quantity) → cucharada f grande

tablespoon

[ˈteɪbəlspuːn] n
(= spoon) → cuiller f de service
(as measurement)cuillerée f à soupe
a tablespoon of sugar → une cuillerée à soupe de sucre

tablespoon

[ˈteɪblˌspuːn] ncucchiaio da portata or da tavola (also tablespoonful) (as measurement) → cucchiaiata

table

(ˈteibl) noun
1. a piece of furniture consisting of a flat, horizontal surface on legs used eg to put food on at meals, or for some games. Put all the plates on the table.
2. a statement of facts or figures arranged in columns etc. The results of the experiments can be seen in table 5.
3. the people sitting at a table. The whole table heard what he said.
ˈtablecloth noun
a cloth for covering a table, usually for a meal. an embroidered tablecloth.
table linen
tablecloths, napkins etc. They gave us table linen as a wedding present.
ˈtablespoon noun
1. a large spoon, used eg for serving food.
2. a tablespoonful. Add a tablespoon of sugar.
ˈtablespoonful noun
the amount that will fill a tablespoon. two tablespoonfuls of jam.
table tennis
a game played on a table with small bats and a light ball; ping pong.
lay/set the table
to put a tablecloth, plates, knives, forks etc on a table for a meal. The meal is ready – will you lay the table?

tablespoon

مِلْعَقَةُ مائِدَة polévková lžíce spiseske Esslöffel κουτάλι σούπας cuchara de servir ruokalusikka cuiller à soupe žlica cucchiaio テーブルスプーン 테이블스푼 eetlepel spiseskje łyżka stołowa colher de sopa столовая ложка matsked ช้อนโต๊ะ çorba kaşığı thìa to 调羹

ta·ble·spoon

n. cuchara;
______ -fulcucharada.
V.: Appendix C
References in classic literature ?
My share of the syrup was usually about two tablespoonfuls, and those two spoonfuls of molasses were much more enjoyable to me than is a fourteen-course dinner after which I am to speak.
Some of the less important dailies give one a tablespoonful of a continued story every day; it is strung across the bottom of the page, in the French fashion.
He drew from his pocket a little phial and poured into a wine-glass which stood on a table by the side of the bed, half a dozen drops of some ruby-coloured liquid, to which he added a tablespoonful of water.
It has been inside the book ever since--and--and--this is what is such a marvel to me, the knife only went in a couple of inches at most, just under her left breast, and there wasn't more than half a tablespoonful of blood altogether, not more.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheet.
Place tablespoonfuls of the mixture onto baking trays lined with baking parchment and flatten out to rough 7cm rounds, allowing each biscuit plenty of room to spread.
Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart.
5 Take tablespoonfuls of the mixture and space well apart on the baking sheet.
Take tablespoonfuls of the truffle mixture and roll them into balls and place on the baking sheet.
3 Cook tablespoonfuls of the batter in batches, turning them over after 1-2 minutes to cook the other side.
Roll heaping tablespoonfuls of dough into balls, then roll balls in cinnamon sugar; transfer to baking sheet, leaving 1 1/2 inches of space between balls.
It is better to use extracts such as almond, vanilla, orange or lemon, to drinks rather than stir tablespoonfuls of suagr into them.