Biscuit vs. Cracker

Biscuit vs. Cracker — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Biscuit and Cracker

Biscuitnoun

A small cake of shortened bread leavened with baking powder or soda.

Crackernoun

A thin crisp wafer or biscuit, usually made of unsweetened dough.

Biscuitnoun

A thin, crisp cracker.

Crackernoun

A firecracker.

Biscuitnoun

A cookie.

Crackernoun

A small cardboard cylinder covered with decorative paper that holds candy or a party favor and pops when a paper strip is pulled at one or both ends and torn.

Biscuitnoun

A hard, dry cracker given to dogs as a treat or dietary supplement.

Crackernoun

The apparatus used in the cracking of petroleum.

Biscuitnoun

A thin, often oblong, waferlike piece of wood, glued into slots to connect larger pieces of wood in a joint.

Crackernoun

One who gains unauthorized access to a computer or computer network, usually for a malicious purpose such as to steal information or damage programs. See Usage Note at hacker.

Biscuitnoun

A pale brown.

Crackernoun

(Offensive) Used as a disparaging term for a white person, especially one who is poor and from the southeast United States.

Biscuitnoun

pl. biscuit Clay that has been fired once but not glazed. Also called bisque2.

Crackernoun

A dry, thin, crispy baked bread (usually salty or savoury, but sometimes sweet, as in the case of graham crackers and animal crackers).

Biscuitnoun

A small, flat, baked good which is either hard and crisp or else soft but firm: a cookie.

Crackernoun

A short piece of twisted string tied to the end of a whip that creates the distinctive sound when the whip is thrown or cracked.

Biscuitnoun

A small, usually soft and flaky bread, generally made with baking soda, which is similar in texture to a scone but which is usually not sweet.

Crackernoun

A firecracker.

Biscuitnoun

(UK) A cracker.

cheese and biscuits, water biscuits, digestive biscuits

Crackernoun

A person or thing that cracks, or that cracks a thing (e.g. whip cracker; nutcracker).

Biscuitnoun

(nautical) The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships, which was made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes, and slowly baked, and which often became infested with weevils.

Crackernoun

The final section of certain whips, which is made of a short, thin piece of unravelled rope and produces a cracking sound.

Biscuitnoun

A form of unglazed earthenware.

Crackernoun

A Christmas cracker.

Biscuitnoun

A light brown colour.

Crackernoun

Refinery equipment used to pyrolyse organic feedstocks. If catalyst is used to aid pyrolysis it is informally called a cat-cracker

Biscuitnoun

(woodworking) A thin oval wafer of wood or other material inserted into mating slots on pieces of material to be joined to provide gluing surface and strength in shear.

Crackernoun

A fine thing or person (crackerjack).

She's an absolute cracker! The show was a cracker!

Biscuitnoun

A plastic card bearing the codes for authorizing a nuclear attack.

Crackernoun

An ambitious or hard-working person (i.e. someone who arises at the 'crack' of dawn).

Biscuitnoun

A handgun, especially a revolver.

Crackernoun

(computing) One who cracks (i.e. overcomes) computer software or security restrictions.

Biscuitnoun

(ice hockey) A hockey puck.

Crackernoun

(obsolete) A noisy boaster; a swaggering fellow.

Biscuitnoun

small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda

Crackernoun

An impoverished white person from the southeastern United States, originally associated with Georgia and parts of Florida; (by extension) any white person.

Biscuitnoun

any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)

Crackernoun

A police officer.

Crackernoun

A northern pintail, species of dabbling duck.

Crackernoun

(obsolete) A pair of fluted rolls for grinding caoutchouc.

Crackernoun

a thin crisp wafer made or flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet

Crackernoun

a poor white person in the southern United States

Crackernoun

a programmer who `cracks' (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things;

crackers are often mistakenly called hackers

Crackernoun

firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing

Crackernoun

a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends