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ladle out (of something)

To scoop something (out of some container) and serve with a spoon or ladle. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ladle" and "out." He spends his Sundays ladling out stew at the local homeless shelter. She ladled the rice out of the large plastic tub, being careful to ensure that everyone got equal portions.
See also: ladle, out

ladle up

To serve a portion of something with a spoon or ladle. Often used in relation to some experience or emotion associated with what is being served. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ladle" and "up." There's nothing more satisfying than ladling bowls of delicious homemade chili up for the whole family. The local restaurant has been ladling up pure comfort with its award-winning chicken soup. Here, let me ladle some stew up for you.
See also: ladle, up
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

ladle something out of something

 and ladle something out
to scoop something out of something with a spoon or ladle. Marie ladled the last of the gravy out of the gravy boat and went to the kitchen for more. She ladled out the soup.
See also: ladle, of, out

ladle something up

to scoop something up in a ladle. Jerry ladled a cool dipper of water up and quenched his thirst. Please ladle up the soup and serve it.
See also: ladle, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"We only pour aluminum, so we dip into a crucible-type furnace and then walk with the ladle behind us to reach the mold.
Some existing unheated ladles rely on high temperature refractory preheating and super-heated metal for successful over-the-road delivery and have distance limitations.
The means of transferring metal to the ladle also eliminated the use of tap-out cones and the safety risks operators faced when trying to dislodge a cone that was stuck or affixed to the furnace.
The pouring ladle should have a skimming device, such as a ceramic blanket or manual rake, to keep the slag back from the spout.
Pyrotek's RFM auto-pour ladles come with a factory applied finish of non-wetting ZYP Boron Nitride Lubricoat Blue to enhance ladle performance.
The present-day degassing and fluxing processes (process A, and B) could deliver molten aluminum with all the inclusion sizes [less than or equal to] 60 [micro]m, only if the 50% or less of the inclusion sizes in the molten bath after ladle filling do not exceed 160 [micro]m in size.
Put your soil and plant on the ladle. Make sure to pat the soil compactly.
Monitoring the health of ladles and torpedoes using thermal imaging can greatly minimise the risk but a handheld infrared camera can only provide a periodic check on the health of these critical transport structures.
4 When the pasta is a minute from being cooked take out 5 or 6 ladles of the pasta water, pour it into a bowl and set aside.
The white-hot steel rushed in a circular stream from beneath the ladle and dropped into the spindle with an angry, muffled roar.
Another state is that none of this systems store data about previous conditions of ladles. It means that algorithm only analyze the current state of the ladle and can only make the alarm go off, if metal critical overheating has been detected.
Ladle is a sort of important container in metallurgy industry, which acts as storing and transporting molten steel.
It includes multiple thermal imaging cameras positioned to view the entire exterior surface of a molten metal ladle. Temperature information is collected each time the ladle passes a measurement station, allowing assessment of the extent and distribution of wear to the lining.
GALA NIGHT AT THE LADLE HOTEL: A British Telecom charity gala gave Middlesbrough General Hospital's cavitron appeal a pounds 300 boost in October 1984.
Therefore, to average-out the temperature over the height of the ladle, it is usually necessary to use bottom blowing of metal with argon with the appropriate technical facilities (argon mains, porous inserts, regulating and controlling apparatus, etc).