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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 ?
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.
'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.
Put two tablespoons oil in a frying pan and fry the lentil paste till brown and aroma comes out.
Ingredients For the marinade 3 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 tablespoon coriander powder 1 tablespoon roasted cumin powder 2 teaspoons dry mango powder Salt to taste 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander 1 and 1/4 cup boiled baby potatoes For the chaat 1/2 cup whisked yoghurt 4 teaspoons mint chutney 2 tablespoons tamarind chutney 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon chilli powder Salt to taste For garnish Sev and finely chopped green coriander leaves.
COMPLEX CARBS 1 portion is one cupped handful Half a tin of pulses; 4-5 tablespoons rolled oats; 3-4 tablespoons cooked grains (such as brown rice, quinoa, buckwheat or barley); 2-3 tablespoons mashed potato or squash; 1-2 slices bread (go for rye, wholegrain or sourdough).
Rice, boiled or fried: 2-5 tablespoons Bread: 1/2-1 medium slice Chips: 4-8 thick cut chips Mashed potato: 1-4 tablespoons Pasta (cooked): 2-5 tablespoons Dry flaked cereal (e.g.
Oatmeal-buttermilk exfoliating pack Mix two tablespoons of oatmeal with three tablespoons of buttermilk, apply on face and body, massage in a circular motion and keep on for 20 minutes.
This easy (http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/rib-dry-rub-recipe.html) recipe  - courtesy of Central BBQ, via FoodNetwork - makes about nine tablespoons of dry rub, which is enough for four servings of ribs.
INGREDIENTS Serves four 225g (8oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, finely shredded 225g (8oz) thin Chinese fresh egg noodles 300ml (10fl oz) groundnut or vegetable oil 175g (6oz) fresh bean sprouts 2 tablespoons Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 300ml (10fl oz) chicken stock 1 tablespoon cornflour, mixed with 11/2 tablespoons water Coarsely chopped spring onions METHOD 1.
Arrange 225g skinned salmon fillet and 225g skinned coley fillet on a large piece of baking parchment and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
Add 20ml (2 tablespoons) of powdered milk to the 9-ounce cup.
INGREDIENTS Rub for pork ribs 2350g of fat spare ribs 30g/5 tablespoons paprika 15g/2 tablespoons Kashmiri chilli powder 75g/1/2 cup soft dark brown sugar 15g/1/2 cup dried oregano 15g/1 tablespoon caster sugar 10g/2 teaspoons celery salt 20g / 3 tablespoons smoked paprika 20g / 4 tablespoons ground cumin METHOD 1.