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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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The bijou cafe is famous for soups, both hot and chilled, but the house shrimp and crab bisque is truly a grand indulgence.
The predominant cause of white spots is the level of organic content in the clay not released during the bisque and/or early part of the glaze firing cycle.
The image will transfer to the clay or glazed bisque piece, with some parts maybe not transferring.
Two items that customers regularly stop by to enjoy include the Crawfish Bisque and Chocolate Chess Pie.
3 To serve, pile the prawns and scallops into the centre of 2 shallow soup bowls, pour around the spicy bisque, scatter with a few coriander leaves, chilli slices, lime zest and a drizzle of cream.
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.
s s "Radiators used to be the forgott en element of interior design and there was no alternative to the standard, white panels that dominated our homes, but that's no longer true," says Barbara Payne, head of product development at Bisque, which specialises in the funky through to the functional.
Radiators used to be the forgotten element of interior design and there was no alternative to the standard, white panels that dominated our homes, but that's no longer true," says Barbara Payne, head of product development at Bisque, which specialises in the funky through to the functional.
Halibut with more garlic and spinach and a langoustine bisque.