tablespoon

(redirected from tablespoons)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

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 ?
He is away with Mrs Merdle,' returned that gentleman, slowly coming out of a long abstraction, in the course of which he had been fitting a tablespoon up his sleeve.
Reflects charming old Lady Tippins on Veneering's right; with an immense obtuse drab oblong face, like a face in a tablespoon, and a dyed Long Walk up the top of her head, as a convenient public approach to the bunch of false hair behind, pleased to patronize Mrs Veneering opposite, who is pleased to be patronized.
Indian Curried Grapefruit Dressing: 3/4 cup unflavored soy yogurt, 2 Tablespoons coconut milk, 4 Tablespoons grapefruit juice concentrate, 2 Tablespoons grapefruit juice, 2 Tablespoons curry powder, Vi teaspoon black pepper
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING (3 tablespoons spread): 55 calories, 0 grams total fat, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 116 milligrams sodium, 11 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams dietary fiber, 3 grams protein, 245 milligrams potassium.
To make each pancake, ladle about 2 tablespoons egg mixture into skillet, making sure that a few shrimp are included in each portion, and then quickly nudge shrimp in each pool of egg so they don't overlap.
For the white corn sauce: Melt butter in saucepan and add roasted corn, corn cobs, peach skins and pits, two tablespoons brandy, lavender and water.
1/2 cup kidney beans with 1 cup cooked quick brown rice and 2 Tablespoons salsa (Men should use 3/4 cup kidney beans, and add 1 Garden of Eatin' whole wheat tortilla.
MUSTARD BALSAMIC DRESSING: Combine 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon EACH red wine vinegar and olive oil, 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard, 1/2 teaspoon EACH salt and crushed dried thyme and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper; mix well.
2 tablespoons white raisins, soaked in sherry vinegar and drained
1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar plus extra for dusting
BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE: In a small food processor, combine 1/2 cup olive oil, 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1 generous teaspoon Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon chopped shallots, 1 clove garlic, crushed, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.