The tablespoon is also an "english" measure of volume.

16 tablespoons makes one cup. 2 tablespoons makes 1/8 cup. 3 teaspoons make one tablespoon. A tablespoon is about 14.8 mililiters.

Ta"ble*spoon` (?), n.

A spoon of the largest size commonly used at the table; -- distinguished from teaspoon, dessert spoon, etc.


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