polished rice

polished rice
noun
having husk or outer brown layers removed
Syn: ↑white rice
Hypernyms: ↑rice

* * *

noun
: white rice that is given a polish by rapidly revolving cylinders covered with pigskin

* * *

white rice polished or buffed by leather-covered cylinders during processing.
[1920-25]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • polished rice — white rice polished or buffed by leather covered cylinders during processing. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • polished rice — noun Rice with the husk or outer brown layers removed …   Wiktionary

  • Rice — For other uses, see Rice (disambiguation). Oryza sativa, commonly known as Asian rice. Rice, white, long grain vegetable, raw Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz) …   Wikipedia

  • polished — adjective 1. perfected or made shiny and smooth (Freq. 2) his polished prose in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes freshly polished silver • Ant: ↑unpolished • Similar to: ↑bright, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • polished — adjective (of rice) having had the outer husk removed during milling. → polish polished adjective improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to. → polish …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rice-shell — n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small white polished marine shells of the genus {Olivella}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rice — n. 1) to mill, winnow rice 2) brown; enriched; polished; quick cooking; wild rice * * * [raɪs] enriched polished quick cooking wild rice winnow rice brown to mill …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Rice County Courthouse and Jail — Infobox nrhp | name =Rice County Courthouse nrhp type =nrhp caption = location= Faribault, Minnesota lat degrees = 44 lat minutes = 17 lat seconds = 38.8 lat direction = N long degrees = 93 long minutes = 16 long seconds = 20 long direction = W… …   Wikipedia

  • polished — /ˈpɒlɪʃt/ (say polisht) adjective 1. made smooth and glossy. 2. naturally smooth and glossy. 3. refined, cultured, or elegant: polished manners. 4. flawless or excellent: *Fans got a polished, sophisticated show with hi tech lighting and a gothic …  

  • rice grain medium — a medium containing water and polished white rice that is autoclaved; used for the differentiation of species of Microspora and other dermatophytes …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”