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rice
Oryza sativa

rice

 (rīs)
n.
1. A cereal grass (Oryza sativa) that is cultivated extensively in warm climates for its edible grain.
2. The starchy grain of this plant, used as a staple food throughout the world.
tr.v. riced, ric·ing, ric·es
To sieve (food) to the consistency of rice.

[Middle English, from Old French ris, from Old Italian riso, from Latin oryza, from Greek oruza, of Indo-Iranian origin.]

rice

(raɪs)
n
1. (Plants) an erect grass, Oryza sativa, that grows in East Asia on wet ground and has drooping flower spikes and yellow oblong edible grains that become white when polished
2. (Plants) the grain of this plant
vb
(Cookery) (tr) US and Canadian to sieve (potatoes or other vegetables) to a coarse mashed consistency, esp with a ricer
[C13 rys, via French, Italian, and Latin from Greek orūza, of Oriental origin]

Rice

(raɪs)
n
(Biography) Elmer, original name Elmer Reizenstein. 1892–1967, US dramatist. His plays include The Adding Machine (1923) and Street Scene (1929), which was made into a musical by Kurt Weill in 1947

RICE

(raɪs)
n acronym for
(Medicine) rest, ice, compression, elevation: the recommended procedure for controlling inflammation in injured limbs or joints

rice

(raɪs)

n., v. riced, ric•ing. n.
1. the starchy seeds or grain of an annual marsh grass, Oryza sativa, cultivated in warm climates and used for food.
2. the grass itself.
v.t.
3. to reduce to a form resembling rice: to rice potatoes.
[1275–1325; ris, rys < Old French < Italian riso, risi (in Medieval Latin risium) < Medieval Greek orýzion, derivative of Greek óryza < Iranian; compare Pashto vrižē (feminine pl.), Skt vrihi rice]

Rice

(raɪs)

n.
1. Anne, born 1941, U.S. novelist.
2. Elmer, 1892–1967, U.S. playwright.

rice


Past participle: riced
Gerund: ricing

Imperative
rice
rice
Present
I rice
you rice
he/she/it rices
we rice
you rice
they rice
Preterite
I riced
you riced
he/she/it riced
we riced
you riced
they riced
Present Continuous
I am ricing
you are ricing
he/she/it is ricing
we are ricing
you are ricing
they are ricing
Present Perfect
I have riced
you have riced
he/she/it has riced
we have riced
you have riced
they have riced
Past Continuous
I was ricing
you were ricing
he/she/it was ricing
we were ricing
you were ricing
they were ricing
Past Perfect
I had riced
you had riced
he/she/it had riced
we had riced
you had riced
they had riced
Future
I will rice
you will rice
he/she/it will rice
we will rice
you will rice
they will rice
Future Perfect
I will have riced
you will have riced
he/she/it will have riced
we will have riced
you will have riced
they will have riced
Future Continuous
I will be ricing
you will be ricing
he/she/it will be ricing
we will be ricing
you will be ricing
they will be ricing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ricing
you have been ricing
he/she/it has been ricing
we have been ricing
you have been ricing
they have been ricing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ricing
you will have been ricing
he/she/it will have been ricing
we will have been ricing
you will have been ricing
they will have been ricing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ricing
you had been ricing
he/she/it had been ricing
we had been ricing
you had been ricing
they had been ricing
Conditional
I would rice
you would rice
he/she/it would rice
we would rice
you would rice
they would rice
Past Conditional
I would have riced
you would have riced
he/she/it would have riced
we would have riced
you would have riced
they would have riced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rice - grains used as food either unpolished or more often polishedrice - grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
starches - foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)
food grain, grain, cereal - foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
brown rice - unpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer
polished rice, white rice - having husk or outer brown layers removed
paddy - rice in the husk either gathered or still in the field
cultivated rice, Oryza sativa - yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population
2.rice - annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
rice beer, sake, saki - Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
cultivated rice, Oryza sativa - yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population
cereal, cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
3.Rice - English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)
4.Rice - United States playwright (1892-1967)
Verb1.rice - sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice; "rice the potatoes"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
sift, sieve, strain - separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"

rice

Rice and other cereals

arborio rice, basmati rice, bran, brown rice, bulgur wheat, corn, couscous, Indian rice or wild rice, long grain rice, maize, millet, oatmeal, oats, Patna rice, ragi, sago, short grain rice, tapioca, wheat, wild rice
Translations
أُرْزأرُز
rýže
ris
rizo
riis
برنج
riisi
riža
rizs
padi
hrísgrjón
ryžiai
ryža
riž
ris
ข้าว
gạolúa

rice

[raɪs]
A. Narroz m
B. CPD rice paddy N (US) → arrozal m
rice paper Npapel m de arroz
rice pudding Narroz m con leche
rice wine Nvino m de arroz

rice

[ˈraɪs]
nriz m
modif [crop, production, imports] → de riz; [flour, vinegar] → de riz; [dish] → à base de riz rice cake, rice-growing, rice pudding, rice winerice cake ngalette f de riz soufflé

rice

nReis m

rice

in cpdsReis-;
ricefield
nReisfeld nt
rice growing
nReis(an)bau m
rice-growing
adjReis anbauend
rice paper
nReispapier nt
rice pudding
n (esp Brit) → Milchreis m

rice

[raɪs] nriso

rice

(rais) noun
a plant, grown in well-watered ground in tropical countries, whose seeds are used as food.

rice

أُرْز rýže ris Reis ρύζι arroz riisi riz riža riso rijst ris ryż arroz рис ris ข้าว pirinç gạo 大米

rice

n arroz m; red yeast — arroz de levadura roja
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So, bit by bit, the feast takes form--there is a ham and a dish of sauerkraut, boiled rice, macaroni, bologna sausages, great piles of penny buns, bowls of milk, and foaming pitchers of beer.
Tell us whether, after all, the half- free colored man of Massachusetts is worse off than the pampered slave of the rice swamps!
John Knightley returning from the daily visit to Donwell, with his two eldest boys, whose healthy, glowing faces shewed all the benefit of a country run, and seemed to ensure a quick despatch of the roast mutton and rice pudding they were hastening home for.
I addressed myself to a man behind the counter, who was weighing some rice for a young woman; but the latter, taking the inquiry to herself, turned round quickly.
It is but a month since they were married, and the rice still lingers in the crevices of the pathway down to the quaint old iron-work gate.
Why should Petersen Sahib have chosen me to go down with you donkeys of the rice fields?
The savages now produced large bowls full of rice prepared with cocoanut oil, of which my crazy comrades ate eagerly, but I only tasted a few grains, understanding clearly that the object of our captors was to fatten us speedily for their own eating, and this was exactly what happened.
For all that," said Sancho, "there's so much to be clipped about duennas, so my barber said, that 'it will be better not to stir the rice even though it sticks.
They would shave off her hair, feed her on a scanty allowance of rice, treat her with contempt; she would be looked upon as an unclean creature, and would die in some corner, like a scurvy dog.
Perchance I may be useful for some humble task, To cook the rice or stir the morning meal.
But in the great Indian famine of the seventies that ship, already old then, made some wonderful dashes across the Gulf of Bengal with cargoes of rice from Rangoon to Madras.
Now, mother, a little rice and some dried fish atop - yes, and some vegetable curry.