from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The common small spoon used especially in serving and consuming tea, coffee, and desserts.
- n. A household cooking measure equal to 1/3 tablespoon (about 5 milliliters). See Table at measurement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a small spoon used to stir the contents of a cup or glass.
- n. a unit of measure, worth one-third of a tablespoon or roughly five milliliters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small spoon used in stirring and sipping tea, coffee, etc., and for other purposes.
- n. same as teaspoonful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small spoon used with the tea-cup, or in similar ways: it is larger than the coffee-spoon and smaller than the dessert-spoon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. as much as a teaspoon will hold
- n. a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram
Combine 1 teaspoon peppermint leaf, ½-teaspoon thyme leaf, and ½-teaspoon sage leaf.
My college roommate literally lives in a teaspoon, but because that teaspoon is located on the Upper West Side, she has to pay hundreds of dollars a month.
Although five potentially lost teaspoons were recovered after the study was revealed, no one admitted permanently removing a teaspoon from the institute.
A teaspoon is great but next time, I'll skip the oil entirely ... it's just not necessary.
The yeast quantity as given above is generous for the amount of flour, chiefly because trying to measure less than half a teaspoon is a pain.
A teaspoon is the same size in both american and australian systems however an Australian Tablespoon = 4 teaspoons.
They don't have to be big, world-shaking acts; by definition, a teaspoon is a small thing, but enough of them together can empty the ocean.
"The only reason a group like that would remove the head is to examine the brain and unless you saw the skull in half the only way you can get the brain out is a teaspoon, which is not going to be much good for research."
He insisted that we bathe in what he called a 'teaspoon' of water, using laundry detergent instead of soap.
He insisted that we bathe in what he called a "teaspoon" of water, using laundry detergent instead of soap.
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