teaspoonful


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teaspoonful

[′tē‚spün‚fül]
(mechanics)
A unit of volume used particularly in cookery and pharmacy, equal to 1⅓ fluid drams, or ⅓ tablespoonful; in the United States this is equal to approximately 4.9289 cubic centimeters, in the United Kingdom to approximately 4.7355 cubic centimeters. Abbreviated tsp; tspn.
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Scientists say they expect the teaspoonful of dust collected from comet Wild 2 to provide new insights on the origins of our solar system.
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According to breast-feeding advocate at the Women's Health Action Trust in Auckland, Louise James, exclusive breast-feeding means that anything but breast milk given by mouth to a baby--even a teaspoonful of liquid--changes the status from exclusive to fully breast-fed.
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The patient takes half a teaspoonful a day for three months, banging the container daily.
One teaspoonful of the powder in water, taken away from food, is most effective.
The second idea is that all the materials of our world--such as sugar and water--are made up of tiny molecules, billions and billions in every teaspoonful of any substance.
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Or, stir a teaspoonful of crushed or whole capers into cold dips, sauces or spreads.
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If you give your child one teaspoonful of liquid every minute, in less than an hour your child will have taken one cup.
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