What does 'a hot spoon' mean?

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joham

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What does 'a hot spoon' mean in the sentence below?

Use a hot spoon to measure out honey into a bowl. (From CAMBRIDGE LEARNER'S DICTIONARY, 2001, measure)
 

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It means a spoon that is hot.

You need to heat the spoon before you use it to measure honey.
 

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I got it. Thank you very much, Skrej.

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