Definitions for tablespoonfulˈteɪ bəl spunˌfʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ta•ble•spoon•ful*ˈteɪ bəl spunˌfʊl(n.)(pl.)-fuls.

  1. the amount a tablespoon can hold.

  2. a volumetric measure equal to ½ fluid ounce (14.8 ml), or three teaspoonfuls.

* Usage: See -ful.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tablespoon, tablespoonful(noun)

    as much as a tablespoon will hold


  1. tablespoonful(Noun)

    The level capacity a standard (15 milliliter) tablespoon can hold. Three teaspoonsful.

  2. Origin: table + spoon + -ful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tablespoonful(noun)

    as much as a tablespoon will hold; enough to fill a tablespoon. It is usually reckoned as one half of a fluid ounce, or four fluid drams

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the amount that will fill a tablespoon

two tablespoonfuls of jam.

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