weigh out

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "weigh out":
present tense I/you/we/they weigh out he/she/it weighs out present participle weighing out past tense weighed out past participle weighed out
to measure an exact amount of something

He weighed out every portion of sugar, flour, and dried fruit.


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  • weigh something out — ˌweigh sthˈout derived to measure an amount of sth by weight • She weighed out a kilo of flour. • Weigh out all the ingredients before you start. Main entry: ↑weighderived …   Useful english dictionary


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