# Your question: What does tsp mean in cooking?

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In some countries, a teaspoon (occasionally “teaspoonful”) is a cooking measure of volume, especially widely used in cooking recipes and pharmaceutic medical prescriptions. In English it is abbreviated as tsp. or, less often, as t., ts., or tspn..

## Is tsp teaspoon or tablespoon?

Culinary measure

In recipes, an abbreviation like tbsp. is usually used to refer to a tablespoon, to differentiate it from the smaller teaspoon (tsp.).

## What is the difference between 1 tbsp and 1 tsp?

The main difference between tablespoon and teaspoon is that tablespoon has a capacity of about 15ml while teaspoon has a capacity of 5ml. Tablespoon and teaspoon are two very common units of measurements we use in cooking. … A tablespoon is actually equal to three teaspoons.

## What does 1 tsp look like?

A teaspoon is a unit of volume measure equal to 1/3 tablespoon. It is exactly equal to 5 mL. … “Teaspoon” may be abbreviated as t (note: lowercase letter t) or tsp. A small spoon, as might be used for eating yogurt from a small container or adding sugar to tea, is about 1 teaspoon in size.

## Which is bigger 4 tsp or tbsp?

A teaspoon is smaller than a tablespoon. The volume of a teaspoon is 4.93 mL and the volume of a tablespoon is 14.78 mL. Is tablespoon bigger than teaspoon? A tablespoon is 3 times bigger than a teaspoon.

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## What does TSP stand for?

TSP

Acronym Definition
TSP Teaspoon
TSP Thrift Savings Plan
TSP 3-(Trimethylsilyl)-Propionic-2,2,3,3-D4 Acid
TSP Traveling Salesman Problem

## How can I measure a teaspoon without a measuring spoon?

1/4 teaspoon is about two good pinches between your thumb and both your forefinger and middle finger. A teaspoon is about the size of the tip of your finger (joint to tip). A tablespoon is about the size of half a ping-pong ball or the size of an ice cube.

## Is TSP a table spoon?

1 tablespoon is equal to 3 teaspoons.

## Which spoon is used for eating?

Dinner Spoon (Table Spoon) − It has elongated round cup. It is used to eat main course food items. It can pick up just the right amount of rice, stew, or curry. It is always paired with a fork (with four tines) of the same length or a dessert knife.

## Is a teaspoon heaped or level?

Dry ingredients

A rounded teaspoon is a larger but less precise measure, produced by heaping the ingredient as high as possible without leveling the ingredient off. A heaping or heaped teaspoon is an even larger inexact measure consisting of the amount obtained by scooping the dry ingredient up without leveling it off.

## What is half of 1 tsp?

Half of 1 tsp is equivalent to ½ tsp. Half of ½ tsp is equivalent to ¼ tsp.

## How many 1/4 teaspoons does it take to make 1 teaspoon?

1/4 is one fourth, so 4 of them make one. Surely you could work that out yourself. Let the total number of 1/4 teaspoons be x. 4 1/4 teaspoons make 1 teaspoon.

## How many G is a TSP?

To be precise, 4.2 grams equals a teaspoon, but the nutrition facts rounds this number down to four grams.

## How much of a cup is a tablespoon?

Volume Equivalents (liquid)*
16 tablespoons 1 cup 8 fluid ounces
2 cups 1 pint 16 fluid ounces
2 pints 1 quart 32 fluid ounces
4 quarts 1 gallon 128 fluid ounces