Teaspoonsful
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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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • teaspoonful — [[t]ti͟ːspuːnfʊl[/t]] teaspoonfuls N COUNT: usu N of n (teaspoonsful can also be used as the plural form.) You can refer to an amount of food resting on a teaspoon as a teaspoonful of food. ...a heaped teaspoonful of salt …   English dictionary

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  • quantity numbers — ◊ GRAMMAR Quantities and amounts of things are often referred to using numbers. See entries at ↑ Numbers and fractions and ↑ Measurements. ◊ general determiners You can use general determiners such as some , any , all , every , and much to talk… …   Useful english dictionary

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