Associations to the word «Tablespoon»

Wiktionary

TABLESPOON, noun. (Canada) (US) A large spoon, used for eating food from a bowl.
TABLESPOON, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) (Northern UK) A spoon too large for eating, usually used for cooking or serving.
TABLESPOON, noun. (cooking) A unit of volume, the value of which varies regionally; in the US: three teaspoons or roughly 15 ml; in Britain and Canada: exactly 15 ml; in Australia: four teaspoons or 20 ml.

Dictionary definition

TABLESPOON, noun. As much as a tablespoon will hold.
TABLESPOON, noun. A spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats