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bisque 1

 (bĭsk)
n.
1.
a. A rich, creamy soup made from meat, fish, or shellfish.
b. A thick cream soup made of puréed vegetables.
2. Ice cream mixed with crushed macaroons or nuts.

[Perhaps from French dialectal, sour soup, from Biscaye, Bay of Biscay.]

bisque 2

 (bĭsk)
n.
1. See biscuit.
2. A pale orange-yellow to yellowish gray.

[From biscuit.]

bisque 3

 (bĭsk)
n.
An advantage allowed an inferior player in certain games, such as a free point in tennis, an extra turn in croquet, or an additional stroke in golf.

[French.]

bisque

(bɪsk)
n
(Cookery) a thick rich soup made from shellfish
[C17: from French]

bisque

(bɪsk)
n
1. (Colours)
a. a pink to yellowish tan colour
b. (as modifier): a bisque tablecloth.
2. (Ceramics) ceramics another name for biscuit4
[C20: shortened from biscuit]

bisque

(bɪsk)
n
(Tennis) tennis golf croquet an extra point, stroke, or turn allowed to an inferior player, usually taken when desired
[C17: from French, of obscure origin]

bisque1

(bɪsk)

n.
1. a thick cream soup, esp. of puréed shellfish.
2. ice cream made with powdered macaroons or nuts.
[1640–50; < French]

bisque3

(bɪsk)

n.
2. vitreous china that is left unglazed.
3. pinkish-tan.
[1655–65; short for biscuit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bisque - a thick cream soup made from shellfishbisque - a thick cream soup made from shellfish
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
Translations

bisque

[bɪsk] N (Culin) → sopa f de mariscos (Sport) → ventaja f (Pottery) → bizcocho m, biscuit m

bisque

n
(= pottery)Biskuitporzellan nt
(= soup)Fischcremesuppe f
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We think guests will be thrilled to see the new additions to our lighter-fare menu this year, including Tomato Bisque Soup.
Two items that customers regularly stop by to enjoy include the Crawfish Bisque and Chocolate Chess Pie.
We used five different bodies, a terra sigillata, five types of colorant mixes, three glaze formulations and we did 11 different bisque cycles with five glaze cycles until we determined how to create white spots and how to eliminate them.
The four flavors are: Organic Hearty Tomato, made with a tomato base, chunks of vine-ripened tomatoes and a touch of garlic; Organic Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato, combing roasted red peppers with vine-ripened tomatoes, farm-fresh organic cream and sea salt; Organic Cashew Carrot Ginger, building on flavors from organic coconut, cashews and spices, along with a creamy blend of organic carrots, roasted garlic and ginger (dairy-free); and Organic Butternut Squash Bisque, made with pieces of organic butternut squash and carrots with hints of nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger.
So slow w-a-a-a-y down when you savor the Tomato & Sweet Basil Bisque, because by the time you're done, you'll have polished off a quarter of a day's calories, three-quarters of a day's sat fat (thanks largely to the soup's cream), and an entire day's sodium.
The lobster bisque features minced lobster from cold New England waters, simmered in lobster stock and blended with fresh cream, sherry, and herbs and spices.
Make a talking point with a Leaf electric radiator, from pounds 2,398 from Bisque, which is made from laminated wood.
Put a serving of shrimps into six warmed bowls, pour over bisque and sprinkle with chopped spring onion.
A good lobster bisque is almost a meal in itself - powerful, dense creamy soup, laced with thick cream and, ideally, a hearty slug of brandy.
For those with classic tastes there is bisque d'homard (a rich lobster and brandy bisque served with cream and chives) and lobster thermidor (a halflobster grilled with a light cheese, mustard and Orval beer sauce).
Past offerings have included broccoli bisque, Cajun-crusted tempeh, quinoa and jasmine rice risotto, curried chickpea and vegetable stew, and apple-blueberry crumble.