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tablespoonful

[′tā·bəl¦spün‚fu̇l]
(mechanics)
A unit of volume used particularly in cookery, equal to 4 fluid drams or ½ fluid ounce; in the United States this is equal to approximately 14.7868 cubic centimeters, in the United Kingdom to approximately 14.2065 cubic centimeters. Abbreviated tbsp.
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For example, every tablespoonful of human blood contains about 10 white blood cells, called T cells, capable of reacting against myelin.
Combine the yogurt and honey, and then put a tablespoonful of the mixture in the center of each sunny pineapple slice.
As little as one tablespoonful can be lethal to a 20-pound dog.
Also, that grated Parmesan cheese in every Italian restaurant provides two grams of fat and one gram of saturated fat in every tablespoonful sprinkled on the pasta.
Sour cream is like whipped sweet cream or butter--if you eat only a tablespoonful once in a while, you needn't worry about the fat and calorie content, and you might as well enjoy the real thing.
He said the claim was based on the injection of a chimpanzee with the equivalent of five to seven tablespoonful of saliva.
| Pour generous tablespoonful of blueberries over sponge including some of the juice.
Of course some of us had certain ways and means to get a drop extra, but our proper ration was about a tablespoonful and a half and we were lucky if we got as much as a tablespoonful.
Drop a generous tablespoonful of dough into bowl and gently toss to coat with coconut.
Sprinkle the tablespoonful of sugar over the top and let the mixture stand, loosely covered, at room temperature for at least one hour or chill overnight.
If the batter seems very stiff, add another tablespoonful or two of milk to loosen it.
If you have a box of traditional blue crystals in your garden shed then it''s an easy job to dilute a tablespoonful in a watering can to feed and water in the traditional way.