ladle definition

  • noun:
    • A long-handled spoon with a deep bowl for providing liquids.
    • A deep-bowled spoon with a long, frequently curved, handle.
    • A container found in a foundry to transport and pour down molten steel
    • A cuplike spoon, often of large-size, with a long handle, used in lading or dipping.
    • A vessel to transport liquid metal from furnace into mold.
    • The float of a mill wheel; -- labeled as in addition ladle board.
    • a musical instrument for attracting the fee of a cannon.
    • A ring, with a handle or handles fitted to it, to carry chance.
    • A long-handled dish-shaped utensil for dipping or conveying fluids.
    • A similarly shaped instrument for attracting a charge from a cannon.
    • The float-board of a mill-wheel; a ladle-board.
    • In glass production, just like cuvette, 2.
    • A burghal duty recharged on whole grain, dinner, and flour brought to market for purchase; the profits received from that duty: from the meal or vessel accustomed assess the whole grain or meal.
    • a spoon-shaped vessel with an extended handle; commonly used to transfer fluids from one container to some other
  • verb-transitive:
    • To carry aside or offer with a long-handled spoon.
    • To take-up and express in a ladle; to dip with, or much like, a ladle
  • verb:
    • to serve anything with a ladle
    • put (a liquid) into a container by way of a ladle
    • eliminate with or like with a ladle
  • others:
    • To carry or dip with a ladle; lade.

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