Definition of Measuring cup

1. Noun. Graduated cup used to measure liquid or granular ingredients.

Generic synonyms: Measure

Definition of Measuring cup

1. Noun. a kitchen utensil used primarily to measure the volume of liquid or bulk solid cooking ingredients. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Measuring Cup

measurement problem
measurement ton
measurement tons
measures of central tendency
measures of location
measuring block
measuring cup (current term)
measuring device
measuring instrument
measuring jug
measuring rod
measuring stick
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measuring unit
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Literary usage of Measuring cup

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1. Twenty Lessons in Domestic Science: A Condensed Home Study Course by Marian Cole Fisher (1916)
"The half pint dry measuring cup, which is not easily distinguished, hold two level tablespoonfuls more than the liquid measure. The half pint based on the ..."

2. The Gas Engine by Forrest Robert Jones (1909)
"In this type a small pump lifts the liquid fuel from the main tank and discharges it into a small measuring cup or pipe end in the air inlet pipe of the ..."

3. Mechanical Devices in the Home by Edith Louise Allen (1922)
"Graduate and measuring cup. Graduate holding up to four fluid ounces is helpful ... The standard measuring cup referred to in modern cook books holds half a ..."

4. Handbook of Pharmacy, Embracing the Theory and Practice of Pharmacy and the by Virgil Coblentz (1894)
"This has entirely supplanted the old form of porcelain measuring cup, ... Porcelain measuring cup. FlO. 40. FIG. 41. Tumbler-shaped Graduate. ..."

5. The First Year of Science by John Charles Hessler (1915)
"The Capacity of a measuring cup.— Examine a measuring cup with vertical sides. ... Does your measuring cup seem to be fairly accurate, as judged by the ..."

6. Practical Food Economy by Alice Gitchell Kirk (1917)
"Pastry board, mixing bowl, measuring cup, measuring spoon, flour sifter, tablespoon, rolling pin, cookie cutter, pans. Directions. Cream together the sugar, ..."

7. A Text-book of Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1915)
"measuring cup. Fig. 13), fill the measuring utensil with the material and then " level" it with a knife. Use both water and sugar for the following ..."

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