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.
look!" 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.
She put some pistolets on the table; she made the tea, as foreigners do make tea--i.e., 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. To complete the group, it is necessary to recognise in this disconcerted dodger, an individual very pale from sea- sickness, who had shaved his beard and brushed his hair, last, at Liverpool: and whose only article of dress (linen not included) were a pair of dreadnought trousers; a blue jacket, formerly admired upon the Thames at Richmond; no stockings; and one slipper.
"Yes, sir, made with milk, with a teaspoonful of sugar, and two teaspoonfuls of rum in it."