Definition of measuring spoon in English:

measuring spoon

noun

  • A spoon of a specific capacity, used to measure out ingredients in cooking.

    ‘store your measuring spoons near your spices’
    • ‘All I had to do was add a tablespoon and half of water to the mixture, but I couldn't find the measuring spoons.’
    • ‘We now have the mixing bowls, whisk, lemon squeezer, measuring spoons and bread bin.’
    • ‘This equipment includes a 1-quart measuring cup and a set of measuring spoons.’
    • ‘This set comes with five handy plastic measuring spoons.’
    • ‘Use the measuring spoon or cup to measure the amount of bleach.’
    • ‘Make a small, deep well in the center of each cookie, using the rounded side of a ½- teaspoon measuring spoon.’
    • ‘Spoon the ingredient into the appropriate dry measuring cup or measuring spoon and level off the excess.’
    • ‘Hold the measuring spoon flat and pour in the liquid until it just reaches the top.’
    • ‘For some of the recipes in this book you may need to measure an amount smaller than your smallest measuring spoon.’
    • ‘Recipes usually call for dry ingredients like spices, baking soda, and baking powder in measuring spoon amounts.’
    • ‘To measure dry ingredients equaling less than 1/4 cup: Dip measuring spoon into ingredient and level off with a knife.’