teaspoonful


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tea·spoon·ful

 (tē′spo͞on-fo͝ol′)
n. pl. tea·spoon·fuls
The amount that a teaspoon can hold.

teaspoonful

(ˈtiːspuːnfʊl)
n
another word for teaspoon2

tea•spoon•ful

(ˈti spunˌfʊl)

n., pl. -fuls.
1. the amount a teaspoon can hold.
2. a volumetric measure equal to ? fluid ounce (4.9 ml); ? tablespoonful. Abbr.: t., tsp.
[1725–35]
usage: See -ful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teaspoonful - as much as a teaspoon will hold
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations
مقِدار مِلْعَقَة شاي
lžička
teskefuld
kávéskanálnyi
teskeiîarfylli
çay kaşığı dolusu

teaspoonful

[ˈtiːspʊnfʊl] Ncucharadita f

teaspoonful

[ˈtiːspuːnfʊl] ncuillerée f à café
a teaspoonful of sugar → une cuillerée à café de sucretea strainer npasse-thé m inv

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.

teaspoonful

n (pl -fuls) cucharadita, 5 ml
References in classic literature ?
She gave Tom a teaspoonful and watched with the deepest anxiety for the result.
I'll take another teaspoonful of brandy," said Noel Vanstone, holding out his glass with a trembling hand as the word "settlements" passed Captain Wragge's lips.
I'll take a teaspoonful with you," said the captain, nimbly dismounting from the pedestal of his respectability, and sipping his brandy with the highest relish.
My companion's pocket-flask of sherry has about a teaspoonful of wine left in the bottom of it.
Six eggs had gone into the frying-pan, and all that came out was a teaspoonful of burnt and unappetizing looking mess.
The other half I will place in this wine glass, in which is a teaspoonful of water.
At these words he uncovered the small cup which contained the substance so lauded, took a teaspoonful of the magic sweetmeat, raised it to his lips, and swallowed it slowly with his eyes half shut and his head bent backwards.
at the rate of a teaspoonful to half-a-dozen cups; she placed me a chair, and, as I took it, she asked, with a sort of exaltation--
There was about a teaspoonful of grey matter distributed among the entire squad, and the pupil Annette had been teaching that afternoon had come in at the tail-end of the division.
Joseph was in the act of saying, "My dear Miss Sharp, one little teaspoonful of jelly to recruit you after your immense--your--your delightful exertions.
I suppose I dodged them up and down this sofa for at least a quarter of an hour, without reaching them once; and by the time I did catch them, the brandy-and-water was diminished, by constant spilling, to a teaspoonful.
Yes, sir, made with milk, with a teaspoonful of sugar, and two teaspoonfuls of rum in it.