Definition of tablespoon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    tablespoon

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈteɪblspuːn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈteɪblspuːn//
     
    At the dining table
     
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  1. 1 a large spoon, used especially for serving food See related entries: At the dining table
  2. 2(also tablespoonful
    BrE BrE//ˈteɪblspuːnfʊl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈteɪblspuːnfʊl//
     
    )
    (abbreviation tbsp) the amount a tablespoon can hold Add two tablespoons of water.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tablespoon