From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishricerice /raɪs/ ●●● S3 noun [uncountable] 1 DFa food that consists of small white or brown grains that you boil in water until they become soft enough to eat → risotto, pilau a tasty sauce served with rice or pasta a plate of brown rice Serve with plain boiled rice. a few grains of rice2 HBPTACthe plant that produces rice Rice is the main crop grown in the area. rice fields
Examples from the Corpusrice• Add rice to the pan and also fish sauce, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.• In some homes, women were even exchanging their wedding jewelry for rice.• long-grain rice• Add the rice to the pan and cook until it becomes opaque.• Analysis Ask the students to consider the following questions: What did the rice do?• When lightly set all over, spoon the rice into a serving dish and garnish with the pepper, cabbage and kale.• Stir the rice into the tomato mixture, adding the chilli sauce.• The rice cooker puffs away many nights, with jasmine rice scenting the air.• Wild rice, more than corn, brown rice, or oats, evokes a mood and a feeling.grains of rice• Cretans who like their salt to run smoothly add a few grains of rice to absorb moisture.• Ask the selected students to spread a few grains of rice on the surface of the plastic. 4.• They are no bigger than grains of rice.• You can not put uncooked grains of rice in a bread dough and expect them to absorb enough moisture to soften.