# Quick Answer: What Does Tbsp Mean?

## What does 1 tbsp stand for?

A tablespoon is a unit of measure equal to 1/16 cup, 3 teaspoons, or 1/2 fluid ounce in the USA.

It is either approximately or (in some countries) exactly equal to 15 mL.

“Tablespoon” may be abbreviated as T (note: uppercase letter), tbl, tbs or tbsp..

## Do you eat with a tablespoon?

A table spoon is not used to eat with, merely to serve with. It’s too big to get in your mouth – at least politely.

## What is the difference between a teaspoon and a dinner spoon?

A typical teaspoon measures 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 inches in length, while a dinner spoon measures around 7 to 7 1/2 inches in length. In the place of a dinner spoon, the similar sized dessert spoon or place spoon often complete modern place settings.

## Which spoon is the teaspoon?

A teaspoon is the smallest, a tablespoon is the largest, and then a DESSERT spoon falls in between. When I called the regular cereal-eating-sized spoon a ‘dessert spoon’, I was once again met with scornful laughter. I’ve asked other girls and they agree: there is no dessert spoon – only teaspoons and tablespoons.

## Is 5 mL the same as 5 mg?

Conversion: 1tsp = 5 cc = 5 ml (Milligrams are not the same as milliliters) Milliliter is the volume of fluid (i.e. teaspoon (tsp). Milligram is the amount of medicine (active ingredient) in the fluid.

## What is a spoonful?

: as much as a spoon will hold specifically : teaspoonful.

## What is 5ml teaspoon?

A teaspoon is 5ml, so if you have metric measuring items, such as a measuring jug or even a clean medicine cap, you can do a quick measurement that way. Otherwise, the tip of your index finger from your first knuckle to the tip is roughly equal around a teaspoon.

## Is a spoonful a tablespoon?

As nouns the difference between tablespoon and spoonful is that tablespoon is (canada|us) a large spoon, used for eating food from a bowl while spoonful is the amount that a spoon will hold, either level or heaped.

## How many spoons is a teaspoon?

A teaspoon is a unit of volume measure equal to 1/3 tablespoon. It is exactly equal to 5 mL. In the USA there are 16 teaspoons in 1/3 cup, and there are 6 teaspoons in 1 fluid ounce. “Teaspoon” may be abbreviated as t (note: lowercase letter t) or tsp.

## What does C stand for?

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## Is 5 mL half a teaspoon?

Also, remember that 1 level teaspoon equals 5 mL and that ½ a teaspoon equals 2.5 mL.

## Is a soup spoon the same as a tablespoon?

is that soupspoon is a spoon for eating soup, characterised by having a round bowl rather than the usual oval bowl of other types of spoon while tablespoon is (canada|us) a large spoon, used for eating food from a bowl.

## What is smaller than a teaspoon?

Larger than a teaspoon, a tablespoon is both a unit of measurement and a utensil that is used regularly during meals. While you can buy tablespoons that are shaped and designed specifically for measuring ingredients, tablespoons are also utensils that are used for eating.

## How do you measure a tablespoon?

Use the tip of your thumb as a guide for measuring a tablespoon. As a general rule, the tip of your finger should measure about 1 teaspoon while the tip of your thumb should equal about a tablespoon. Hold your thumb next to whatever you are measuring to portion out a similar amount.

## Is 5 ml one teaspoon or tablespoon?

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