measuring cup

noun
a graduated cup used especially in cooking for measuring ingredients.

Origin:
1900–05

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Example sentences
Second, no more time wasted fishing around your cabinets for a measuring cup.
In a liquid measuring cup, stir together the milk and both extracts.
Transfer the batter to a pitcher or measuring cup with a spout to make for easy
  pouring.
The measuring cup example asks students to figure out how much liquid will be
  left over after combining two measuring cups.
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