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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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