Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

ta·ble·spoon

tablespoon

 
pronunciation:
teI bl spun
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an amount equal to one half of a fluid ounce or three teaspoons. A tablespoon is used in cooking to measure ingredients. (abbreviation: tbs.)
I need three tablespoons of butter in this recipe.
 
definition 2: a large spoon used for serving or eating soup or stew.
 
Word Explorer
See
  cook, measurement