biscuit

(redirected from Bikkie)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Wikipedia.

biscuit

1. 
a. a pale brown or yellowish-grey colour
b. (as adjective): biscuit gloves
2. earthenware or porcelain that has been fired but not glazed
www.nicecupofteaandasitdown.com
www.biscuit.org.uk
www.gourmetsleuth.com

Biscuit

 

unglazed porcelain. From the middle of the 18th century, table-top sculpture groups were made of biscuit for service sets in the courts of Germany (meissen china), and to accompany the china of German courts; later such groups were also used in Russia, France, and Denmark. The best figures and sculptures of biscuit were made in the Sevres factory (France) from models of E. M. Falconet and in the Copenhagen factory (Denmark) from models of B. Torvald-sen.

REFERENCE

Biriukova, N. Iu. Frantsuzskaia farforovaia plastika XVIII veka. Leningrad, 1962.

biscuit

[′bis·kət]
(engineering acoustics)
(materials)
A clay object that has been fired once prior to glazing.
Pottery that is unglazed in its final form.
(metallurgy)
An upset blank for drop forging.
References in periodicals archive ?
We emerged four hours later, wired on Treasury-supplied bikkies and instant coffee, and sorely disappointed that our political leaders still think it's a good idea to spend billions of dollars every year subsidising pollution-intensive industries.
Set the oven to 170C Break the bikkies into fine crumbs, either in a bowl with a rolling pin or in a food processor.