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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A small spoon used for stirring beverages and eating food. Also: A unit of capacity used in cooking.

Usage examples (39)
  • I could as easily bail out the Potomac River with a teaspoon as attend to all the details of the army.
  • Combine 1 teaspoon peppermint leaf, ½-teaspoon thyme leaf, and ½-teaspoon sage leaf.
  • A teaspoon is great but next time, I'll skip the oil entirely ... it's just not necessary.
  • A teaspoon is the same size in both american and australian systems however an Australian Tablespoon = 4 teaspoons. for more
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