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tea·spoon

 (tē′spo͞on′)
n.
1. The common small spoon used especially in serving and consuming tea, coffee, and desserts.
2. Abbr. t or tsp. A household cooking measure equal to 1/3 tablespoon (about 5 milliliters). See Table at measurement.

teaspoon

(ˈtiːˌspuːn)
n
1. a small spoon used for stirring tea, eating certain desserts, etc
2. (Cookery) Also called: teaspoonful the amount contained in such a spoon
3. (Units) a unit of capacity used in cooking, medicine, etc, equal to about one fluid dram

tea•spoon

(ˈtiˌspun)

n.
1. a small spoon used to stir tea and coffee, eat desserts, etc.
2. a teaspoonful.
[1680–90]

teaspoon

(tsp) A unit of volume used in cooking and equal to 0.5 centiliter. 3 tsp = 1 tbsp.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teaspoon - as much as a teaspoon will hold
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
2.teaspoon - a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffeeteaspoon - a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram
iced-tea spoon - a teaspoon with a long handle
spoon - a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
Translations
ملء مِلْعَقَة الشايمِلْعَقَةُ شَايمِلْعَقَة شاي صَغيرَه
čajová lžičkalžička
tesketeskefuld
teelusikas
teelusikka
žličica
kávéskanál
teskeiî
ティースプーン
찻숟가락찻숱가락
arbatinis šaukštelisšaukštelis
čajová lyžičkalyžička
čajna žlička
teskedteskedsmått
ช้อนชา
çay kaşığıçay kaşığı dolusu
thìa cà phê

teaspoon

[ˈtiːspuːn] N (= spoon) → cucharilla f, cucharita f (de postre); (= quantity) → cucharadita f

teaspoon

[ˈtiːspuːn] n
(= spoon) → petite cuiller f
(as measurement)cuillerée f à café

teaspoon

[ˈtiːˌspuːn] n (also teaspoonful) (as measurement) → cucchiaino da tè

tea

(tiː) noun
1. a type of plant grown in Asia, especially India, Ceylon and China, or its dried and prepared leaves. I bought half a kilo of tea.
2. a drink made by adding boiling water to these. Have a cup of tea!
3. a cup etc of tea. Two teas, please!
4. a small meal in the afternoon (afternoon tea) or a larger one in the early evening, at which tea is often drunk. She invited him to tea.
ˈtea-bag
a small bag or sachet of thin paper containing tea, on to which boiling water is poured in a pot or cup.
ˈteacup noun
a cup, usually of medium size, in which tea is served.
ˈtea-party nounplural ˈtea-parties
an afternoon party at which tea is usually served. She has been invited to a tea-party.
ˈteapot noun
a pot with a spout used for making and pouring tea.
ˈtearoom noun
a restaurant where tea, coffee, cakes etc are served.
ˈtea-set, ˈtea-service nouns
a set of cups, saucers and plates, sometimes with a teapot and milk-jug.
ˈteaspoon noun
1. a small spoon for use with a teacup. I need a teaspoon to stir my tea.
2. a teaspoonful. a teaspoon of salt.
ˈteaspoonful noun
an amount that fills a teaspoon. two teaspoonfuls of salt.
ˈtea-time noun
the time in the late afternoon or early evening at which people take tea. He said he would be back at tea-time.
ˈtea-towel noun
a cloth for drying dishes after they have been washed eg after a meal.

teaspoon

مِلْعَقَةُ شَاي čajová lžička teske Teelöffel κουτάλι γλυκού cucharilla, cucharita teelusikka cuiller à café žličica cucchiaino ティースプーン 찻숟가락 theelepel teskje łyżeczka (do herbaty) colher de chá чайная ложка tesked ช้อนชา çay kaşığı thìa cà phê 茶匙

tea·spoon

n. cucharita;
___ -fulcucharadita.
References in classic literature ?
Now unharness the remains of a once cow from the plow, insert them in a hydraulic press, and when you shall have acquired a teaspoon of that pale-blue juice which a German superstition regards as milk, modify the malignity of its strength in a bucket of tepid water and ring up the breakfast.
One day Tom was in the act of dosing the crack when his aunt's yellow cat came along, purring, ey- ing the teaspoon avariciously, and begging for a taste.
For the air rang with the shrieks of Minnie, who was being scalped with a teaspoon.
Then Harris packed the strawberry jam on top of a tomato and squashed it, and they had to pick out the tomato with a teaspoon.
Mr John Browdie, with his hands in his pockets, hovered restlessly about these delicacies, stopping occasionally to whisk the flies out of the sugar-basin with his wife's pocket-handkerchief, or to dip a teaspoon in the milk-pot and carry it to his mouth, or to cut off a little knob of crust, and a little corner of meat, and swallow them at two gulps like a couple of pills.
Fyne in her new attitude and toying thoughtfully with a teaspoon was about to surrender.
He did it this morning, and no sooner had his head appeared above the table than Algie, with a kind of sharp wail, struck him a violent blow on the nose with a teaspoon.
It is a remarkable circumstance,' he mused, dallying lazily with the teaspoon, 'that my friend the madman should have been within an ace of escaping, on his trial; and it was a good stroke of chance
Bumble, slowly, and marking the time with his teaspoon, 'I mean to say this, ma'am; that any cat, or kitten, that could live with you, ma'am, and NOT be fond of its home, must be a ass, ma'am.
He spilled a little of it over the chest which ought to have been so effective, and which had done so little; but on the whole drank it with something of an air, though the coming and going dints got almost as large, the while, as if they had been made by pressure of the teaspoon.
Applying his eye to this convenient place, he descried Mr Brass seated at the table with pen, ink, and paper, and the case-bottle of rum--his own case-bottle, and his own particular Jamaica-- convenient to his hand; with hot water, fragrant lemons, white lump sugar, and all things fitting; from which choice materials, Sampson, by no means insensible to their claims upon his attention, had compounded a mighty glass of punch reeking hot; which he was at that very moment stirring up with a teaspoon, and contemplating with looks in which a faint assumption of sentimental regret, struggled but weakly with a bland and comfortable joy.
Finally it appeared that the stolen object was a teaspoon belonging to the Vauxhall.