Rice - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |raɪs|  American pronunciation of the word rice
Brit.  |raɪs|  British pronunciation of the word rice

noun

- grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
- annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
- English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)
- United States playwright (1892-1967)

verb

- sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice

Examples

Rice is the main crop of the country.

Serve with plain boiled rice.

Rice is the main crop grown in the area.

I'll have rice as a side dish.

The rice is still cooking, but it will be ready in 10 minutes.

Rice showered down on the newlyweds as they left the church.

We ate rice and beans for dinner.

...breakfast cereal consisting of agglomerated clusters of wheat, rice, and nuts stays crunchy in milk...

staple crops like wheat, rice, or sugarcane

I'd prefer rice with my steak instead of potatoes, but the menu says “no substitutions.”

an ascetic diet of rice and beans

I circled a rice meadow with dikes.

He was adjudicated a bankrupt yesterday by Mr. Spring Rice.

Rice grows in water.

I skimmed right over the top of a rice paddy - almost mushing into it.

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