Pronunciation: (bis'kit),[key] —n. 1. a kind of bread in small, soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast.
2. Chiefly Brit. a. a dry and crisp or hard bread in thin, flat cakes, made without yeast or other raising agent; a cracker.
b. a cookie.
3. a pale-brown color.
4. Also called bisque.Ceram.unglazed earthenware or porcelain after firing.
5. Also calledpreform. a piece of plastic or the like, prepared for pressing into a phonograph record.
—adj. having the color biscuit.
Pronunciation: (bēs-kwē'),[key] —n.French. a cookie or cracker.