Teaspoonfuls
Teaspoonful Tea"spoon`ful (t[=e]"sp[=oo]n`f[.u]l), n.; pl. {Teaspoonfuls} (t[=e]"sp[=oo]n`f[.u]lz) or {Teaspoonsful}. As much as teaspoon will hold; enough to fill a teaspoon. In cooking, it is usually estimated as 4.9 milliliters, which is 1/6 of a fluid ounce, or 1/3 of a tablespoonful. In cooking recipes it may be abbreviated as t.

Note: In the 1890 dictionary, it was defined as a fluid dram or one quarter of a tablespoonful. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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