Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (treatment method for bruises, strains, and sprains)
A swamp grass that is widely cultivated as a source of food, especially in Asia
(1941-), US writer; born Howard Allen O’Brien; pen names A. N. Roquelaure and Anne Rampling. She is best known for her series called the Vampire Chronicles, which includes Interview with the Vampire (1976), The Queen of the Damned (1988), and Merrick (2000)
(1954-), US secretary of state 2005–09. Fluent in Russian, she became President George H. W. Bush’s adviser on Soviet affairs in 1989, and that same year joined the National Security Council. Under President George W. Bush, she served as national security adviser 2001–05
(1962-), US football player. A wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers 1985–2000, the Oakland Raiders 2001–04, and the Seattle Seahawks 2004, he set NFL records in pass receptions and touchdowns. Football Hall of Fame 2010
(1944-), English lyricist and entertainer; full name Timothy Miles Bindon Rice. With Andrew Lloyd Webber, he cowrote a number of musicals, including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1968), Jesus Christ Superstar (1971), and Evita (1978)
The prairie three-awn grass, Aristida oligantha, of North America, the growth of which, in Texas, is favoured by the red harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex barbatus.
A dish out of which rice is eaten
Any of several slender hemipteran bugs of the genus Leptocorisa (family Alydidae), which are pests of ripening rice grains in south and south-east Asia.
A tract of low-lying land suitable for growing rice.
Food consisting of rice; a meal or portion of this.
Milk boiled and thickened with rice and other ingredients. Now historical.
A nocturnal rat that typically lives in marshy or damp areas, native to America, the Caribbean, and the Galapagos Islands
A type of sand having coarse grains resembling rice.
A tall aquatic North American grass related to rice, with edible grains
Any of several varieties of rice with a dark-coloured husk.
Unpolished rice with only the husk of the grain removed
A Cajun dish consisting of white rice cooked with onions, peppers, chicken livers, and herbs
A genetically modified variety of rice containing large amounts of the orange or red plant pigment betacarotene, a substance important in the human diet as a precursor of vitamin A
Any of several kinds of North American wild rice (genus Zizania); especially Z. aquatica, which grows in shallow water and was formerly an important food source (also called water oats).
A West African stew made with rice, chili peppers, and meat or fish
Crushed maize kernels, used as a substitute for rice
Rice of a variety with long firm grains, which was originally produced at Patna
(In Indian cookery) rice cooked in stock with spices, eaten as an accompaniment to a meat or vegetable dish
A form of blast or blight affecting rice, specifically that caused by the ascomycete fungus Magnaporthe grisea.
A Japanese motorcycle
A depression made in a dish of rice for containing meat, sauce, or some similar ingredient.
A person who habitually or frequently eats rice; especially (derogatory and offensive) a person from South or South-East Asia.
A shallow basket used to separate rice from husks by shaking or tossing.
Medicine small fragments of tissue, mucus, etc., especially as found in the urine or faeces of cholera sufferers (now rare or disused).
A flower of a rice plant.
An individual seed of rice, especially after removal of the husk. Also (as a mass noun): rice as a food grain.
Any of several barnyard grasses (genus Echinochloa); especially shama millet, E. colona (formerly Panicum colonum).
A dish (originally a dessert) consisting of rice which has been shaped in a mould.
Thin translucent edible paper made from the flattened and dried pith of a shrub, used in painting (especially oriental) and in baking biscuits and cakes
The outer layers of a kernel of rice which are removed during polishing and typically used as an animal feed.
Finely ground rice used as an ingredient in cosmetic powder; cosmetic powder containing this.
A fast Japanese aeroplane, motorcycle, or car; (also depreciative) an inexpensive Japanese car that has been modified to give the impression of speed and power.
North American. A stick used (especially by North American Indians) to harvest wild rice from a canoe, by beating the stalks to knock the grains into the boat.
A type of filling stitch consisting of small irregularly placed stitches.
Water in which rice has been boiled, used as a drink, remedy, or for some other purpose.
A cosmopolitan weevil, Sitophilus oryzae, which is a serious pest of several kinds of stored grain.
Unhusked rice, paddy.
Rice composed of broken grains, and hence considered low-grade.
Rice processed by removal of the hulls and polishing.
A modern hybrid rice with an exceptionally high yield.
A variety of rice grown in upland districts without irrigation.