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TABLESPOON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tablespoon mean? 

TABLESPOON (noun)
  The noun TABLESPOON has 2 senses:

1. as much as a tablespoon will hold
2. a spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving

  Familiarity information: TABLESPOON used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TABLESPOON (noun)


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Meaning:

As much as a tablespoon will hold

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

tablespoon; tablespoonful

Hypernyms ("tablespoon" is a kind of...):

containerful (the quantity that a container will hold)


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Meaning:

A spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("tablespoon" is a kind of...):

spoon (a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food)


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