Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ladle.(verb)
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Use "ladles" in a sentence
"The molten iron from the blast furnaces flows along its channel into huge "ladles" or cauldrons, and from there it is conveyed into a still larger reservoir or "mixer," where the greater part of the slag -- which floats as a scum on the surface -- is drawn off."
"Forklifts transport the 'ladles', each of which holds 600kg of liquid metal."
"Poised with ladles in hand, they asked us to sign the numbered sheet so they could feed us."