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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.
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Inset below; Leaf electric radiator, from pounds 2,398 from Bisque Accuro-Korle Focus radiator, a vertical pole of brushed stainless steel, pounds 699, from B&Q Hose radiator made from more than 20 metres of double-lined, steel braided hose, from MHS Radiators.
Glaze hand-built, wet greenware immediately--bypassing the intermediate and separate bisque firing.
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These products, along with their data sheets, will be displayed, including: Alumina and stetite standoffs available in an array of diameters, lengths and thread sizes; Alumina hex head bolts, nuts and washers available in sizes from 0-80 to 1/4-20; Alumina rods, tubes and plates available in a variety of sizes; and Machinable ceramic materials, including Bisque alumina available in rod or plate form and Grade A Lava available in rod, plate and block form.
GE Appliances introduced its first models in bisque, and Whirlpool added biscuit to the options for its upscale Gold series.
But the viewer knew that some were made out of porcelain bisque, a material dangerously close to kitsch, and that others were cheap, plastic imitations.
Potatoes lend silkiness to the sweet golden pepper bisque.
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Bisque - the celebrated British company who has been bringing innovative, extraordinary radiators to the UK for over 30 years - knows even in the summer months heating is often needed for a garden studio or orangery, especially if you want to enjoy a comfortable living space in the evening with doors open.
We believe the white spots in the overglaze wash colour field are caused by organic materials and volatiles in the clay body that have not been completely removed during either the bisque or glaze firing cycles.