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teaspoon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils, Cooking
teaspoontea‧spoon /ˈtiːspuːn/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 DFUa small spoon that you use for mixing sugar into tea and coffee2 (also teaspoonful /ˈtiːspuːnfʊl/) (written abbreviation tsp)DFCAMOUNT the amount that a teaspoon can hold, used as a unit for measuring food or liquid in cookingteaspoon of Add a teaspoon of salt.
Examples from the Corpus
teaspoonAdd 1 teaspoons of the salt and macaroni; cook until almost tender, but still a little firm to the bite.Remove from heat and add 2 tablespoons butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla.Season salad to taste with salt and pepper, add remaining 1 teaspoon fish sauce, if desired.Gently squeeze lemons open and place / 2 teaspoon salt in center of each.Add a teaspoon of salt, and a sprinkling of milled pepper.
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