teacupful
noun see teacup

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Teacupful — Tea cup ful, n.; pl. {Teacupfuls}. As much as a teacup can hold; enough to fill a teacup. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teacupful — [tē′kup΄fool΄] n. pl. teacupfuls as much as a teacup will hold, about four fluid ounces …   English World dictionary

  • teacupful —    a unit of liquid volume used in British food recipes. The teacupful is the same volume as an Imperial gill: 5 fluid ounces, 8.670 cubic inches, or about 137.7 milliliters …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • teacupful — /tee kup fool /, n., pl. teacupfuls. as much as a teacup will hold, equal to 4 fluid ounces (113 grams). [1695 1705; TEACUP + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • teacupful — noun a unit of measure, the capacity or volume of a teacup …   Wiktionary

  • teacupful — tɪːkÊŒp‚fÊŠl n. amount which is enough to fill a teacup …   English contemporary dictionary

  • teacupful — tea·cup·ful …   English syllables

  • teacupful — tea•cup•ful [[t]ˈti kʌpˌfʊl[/t]] n. pl. fuls use the amount a teacup will hold, equal to 4 fluid ounces (113 grams) • Etymology: 1695–1705 usage: See ful …   From formal English to slang

  • teacupful — /ˈtikʌpfʊl/ (say teekupfool) noun (plural teacupfuls) as much as a teacup will hold …   Australian English dictionary

  • teacupful — noun as much as a teacup will hold • Syn: ↑teacup • Hypernyms: ↑containerful * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ˌfu̇l noun (plural teacupfuls or teacupsful pˌfu̇lz, psˌfu̇l) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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