HyperDic: rice

English > 5 senses of the word rice / Rice:
NOUNfoodricegrains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
plantriceannual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses
person Rice, Sir Tim Rice, Timothy Miles Bindon RiceEnglish lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)
person Rice, Elmer Rice, Elmer Leopold Rice, Elmer ReizensteinUnited States playwright (1892-1967)
VERBcontactricesieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice
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English > rice: 5 senses > noun 1, food
Meaninggrains used as food either unpolished or more often polished.
Part ofcultivated rice, Oryza sativaYields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population
Narrowerbrown riceunpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer
paddyrice in the husk either gathered or still in the field
white rice, polished riceHaving husk or outer brown layers removed
Broadergrain, food grain, cerealfoodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
starchesFoodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)
Spanisharroz
Catalanarròs
Verbsricesieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice
English > rice: 5 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningannual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper.
Member ofOryza, genus Oryzarice
Narrowercultivated rice, Oryza sativaYields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population
Broadercereal, cereal grassgrass whose starchy grains are used as food
Substancessake, saki, rice beerJapanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice
Spanisharroz
Catalanarròs
English > Rice: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningEnglish lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944).
SynonymsSir Tim Rice, Timothy Miles Bindon Rice
Instance oflyricist, lyristA person who writes the words for songs
English > Rice: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States playwright (1892-1967).
SynonymsElmer Rice, Elmer Leopold Rice, Elmer Reizenstein
Instance ofdramatist, playwrightsomeone who writes plays
SpanishElmer Leopold Rice, Elmer Reizenstein, Elmer Rice, Rice
CatalanElmer Rice
English > rice: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rice the potatoes"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broadersift, sieve, strainseparate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
Nounsricegrains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
ricera kitchen utensil used for ricing soft foods by extruding them through small holes

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