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bis·cuit

(bis'kit),
A term associated with the firing of porcelain, and applied to the fired article before glazing. May be any stage after the fluxes have flowed enough to provide rigidity to the structure up to the stage where shrinkage is complete. Referred to as low, medium or high biscuit, depending on the completeness of vitrification, also as hard or soft biscuit.

biscuit

Dentistry
A popular term for a fired porcelain crown before glazing.
 
Drug slang
A regional term for a commercial unit of crack cocaine (e.g., 50 rocks).

bis·cuit

(bis'kit)
A term associated with the firing of porcelain, and applied to the fired article before glazing. May be any stage after the fluxes have flowed enough to provide rigidity to the structure up to the stage where shrinkage is complete. Referred to as low, medium or high biscuit, depending on the completeness of vitrification, also as hard or soft biscuit.

biscuit,

n the firing bakes, or stages (referred to as
low, medium, and
high), during the fusing of dental porcelain preceding the final, or glaze, bake.

biscuit

in dogs, a grayish-yellow coat color.
References in classic literature ?
With care and elaboration they ornamented that tree's lower branches with sugar-topped biscuits, oranges, bits of banana, and marrons glares till it looked very ape's path to Paradise.
He sat on the vendor's seat and regaled himself with biscuits and milk, and felt for a moment quite contented.
The soldiers had biscuits dealt out to them freely, and they even shared them with the other squadrons.
So she decided to go, and calling to Toto and Billina to follow her she marched up the street with as much dignity as possible, considering that she was followed by the hoots and cries of the buns and biscuits and other bake stuff.
I soaked some crumbled morsels of biscuit in the wine, and, little by little, I revived her failing strength by nourishment administered at intervals in that cautious form.
He signed to me to drink the champagne and eat a biscuit before he gave his answer.
The coffee and the biscuit accompanying it proved very acceptable to Edna, who had declined refreshment at Madame Lebrun's and was now beginning to feel hungry.
So I kindled the shavings; helped prop up the innocent little idol; offered him burnt biscuit with Queequeg; salamed before him twice or thrice; kissed his nose; and that done, we undressed and went to bed, at peace with our own consciences and all the world.
Wemmick had put all the biscuit into the post, and had paid me my money from a cash-box in a safe, the key of which safe he kept somewhere down his back and produced from his coat-collar like an iron pigtail, we went up-stairs.
If you had the pluck of a weevil in a biscuit you would catch them still.
Well, take another glass of sherry and another biscuit.
I am dipping a biscuit in a glass of Spanish wine; do the same.