measuring cup

measuring cup
meas|ur|ing cup [ `meʒərıŋ ,kʌp ] noun count
a cup that you use for measuring food and liquids when you are cooking

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • measuring cup — n. 1. a standard cup, usually one holding either 8 oz or 16 oz, with marks to show fractional amounts and with a lip for pouring, used to measure ingredients in cooking, esp. liquid ingredients 2. a cup for measuring dry ingredients, usually part …   English World dictionary

  • Measuring cup — A simple plastic measuring cup, capable of holding the volume one cup. A measuring cup is a kitchen utensil used primarily to measure the volume of liquid or bulk solid cooking ingredients such as flour and sugar, especially for volumes from… …   Wikipedia

  • measuring cup — noun graduated cup used to measure liquid or granular ingredients • Hypernyms: ↑measure * * * noun, pl ⋯ cups [count] US : a cup that has markings for measuring ingredients when cooking; also : a cup that holds a particular amount of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • measuring cup — UK [ˈmeʒərɪŋ ˌkʌp] / US noun [countable] Word forms measuring cup : singular measuring cup plural measuring cups mainly American a measuring jug …   English dictionary

  • measuring cup — a graduated cup used esp. in cooking for measuring ingredients. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • measuring cup — noun (C) especially AmE a cup used for measuring food or liquid when cooking …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • measuring cup — /ˈmɛʒərɪŋ kʌp/ (say mezhuhring kup) noun a graduated cup or jug for measuring quantities of cooking ingredients, etc …  

  • measuring jug — measuring cup, measuring jug or measuring spoon noun A cup, jug or spoon with graduations, or of a specific size, for measuring goods by volume • • • Main Entry: ↑measure * * * measuring jug UK US noun [countable] [singular …   Useful english dictionary

  • cup — [kup] n. [ME & OE cuppe < LL cuppa, altered < L cupa, tub < IE * keup , a hollow < base * keu , to bend, arch > COOMB, HUMP] 1. a small, open container for beverages, usually bowl shaped and with a handle 2. the bowl part of a… …   English World dictionary

  • measuring jug — measuring .jug BrE measuring .cup AmE n a container used for measuring liquids in cooking …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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