Definition of biscuit in English:
1North American A small, typically round cake of bread leavened with baking powder, baking soda, or sometimes yeast.
- Self-rising flour and cake and biscuit mixes have decreased the demand for baking soda as an important baking ingredient.
- Still, a tradition is a tradition, so I'll be picking up a three-piece w / biscuit from the Turnpike rest stop Roy Rogers on my way home.
- We all had eggs, bacon, potatoes, biscuit, and coffee.
1.1British A cookie or cracker.
- The crème caramel with passion fruit went down well, as did the rhubarb fool, served with a delicious chewy biscuit which made the perfect tool for scooping up the tasty dish.
- And on and on the conversation went until my two-year-old decided to offer the nice man a bite of her soggy, half-eaten biscuit.
- Each child will receive a present and there will be coffee or mulled wine and mince pies for the grown-ups; a drink and biscuit for children.
2 another term for bisque3. [as modifier]: biscuit ware
More example sentences
- She says that at present, students are able to learn, experiment and practice with the preparation of clay and hand-making techniques for biscuit and glaze firing.
- At first his slip painting on biscuit porcelain simply peeled off.
- This biscuit porcelain example, with its marbled black surround bearing its identifying label, came from the collection of a German princely family.
3A light brown color.
- Colourings such as taupe, pavlova, biscuit and caraway are offset by elegant shades of caffeine, pewter, ash and, of course, coffee, charcoals and black.
- Moss, chocolate, mink, charcoal, biscuit and olive dominated the white expanse of winter for Grachvogel, as jazz drifted from a grand piano on the catwalk.
- Available in sizes S - 4X in black, midnight navy, smoke and biscuit.
4A small flat piece of wood used to join two mortised planks together.
- Many carpenters have started using biscuits in the miter joints between trim pieces to lock the joint together and prevent future separation.
- The table, made of maple and walnut, features curved legs, intricate dovetailed joints made by hand and dowels and biscuits to connect the various pieces.
- Using thin wood wafers called biscuits can strengthen wood joints by providing more glue bonding area.
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Light brown in color.
- The yellow kitchen/breakfast room is quite spacious with fitted oak cupboards and biscuit coloured floor tiles.
- The colour palette centres on white, beige and biscuit hues with flashes of mossy green, black, silver and grape.
- The return sides of the radically sloping biscuit brick walls reconnect them to the scale of the five intervening terraces.
- Example sentences
- There are about a dozen curries to have inside your roti: The potato-chickpea one is full of toasty cardamom seeds and has a biscuity, savory, warm, mustard-tinged loveliness to it.
- Made by the traditional method, similar to the one used in Champagne, but any biscuity layers or dried-fruit complexity have been swamped by the black-grape flavours - in this case, of raspberry purée.
- It was a sticky, toffee-like, delicious, crunchy, biscuity, sticky in your teeth kind of affair with the sesame flavouring it with desirable nuttiness.
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