Muffin vs Biscuit - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between muffin and biscuit
is that muffin
is muffin (individual cake) while biscuit
) a cookie.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(British) a type of flattish bun, usually cut in two horizontally, toasted and spread with butter, etc, before being eaten
(US) A type of individual bread such as corn, bran, banana or zucchini bread often sliced and spread with butter, etc before being eaten.
(especially US) (informally) A cupcake without frosting, but sometimes glazed.
(computing) a mechanism used in the analogous to the cookie mechanism and which permits a program running in a browser to perform operations on a client machine
(slang) a term of endearment
(sexual slang) a vulva
(baseball, slang) a less talented player; one who muffs, or drops the ball
(slang) a charming, attractive young man
* 2001': The name/value pairs provided by the PersistenceService are similar to browser cookies. The Java Web Start implementation honors this legacy by naming the pairs "'''muffins ." — ''JNLP and Java Web Start , Sun Developer Network, Technical Articles and Tips, 30 May 2001.
* 1989': I wanna be stuffin’ Martha’s '''muffin !!!, — Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper ''Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin .
* (flattish bun''): English muffin (''US )
* English muffin
* muffin cap
* muffin top
* stud muffin
(lb) A cookie .
(UK) A cracker.
(chiefly, North America) A small bread usually made with baking soda, similar in texture to a scone, but usually not sweet.
A form of unglazed earthenware.
(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.
A light brown colour.
- cheese and biscuits
(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.
* In British usage, a (term) is distinct from a (term); the former is generally hard but becomes soft when stale, whereas the latter is generally soft but becomes hard when stale.
* (woodworking) dowel, glue strip, spline, finger joint
* Anzac biscuit
* biscuit firing
* biscuit ware
* bite the biscuit
* digestive biscuit
* dog biscuit
* ratafia biscuit
* sea biscuit
* ship biscuit
* soda biscuit
* take the biscuit
* water biscuit