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1    an erect grass, Oryza sativa, that grows in East Asia on wet ground and has drooping flower spikes and yellow oblong edible grains that become white when polished  
2    the grain of this plant  
3    tr     (U.S. and Canadian)   to sieve (potatoes or other vegetables) to a coarse mashed consistency, esp. with a ricer,   (See also)        Indian rice  
     (C13 rys, via French, Italian, and Latin from Greek oruza, of Oriental origin)  

basmati rice  
      n   a variety of long-grain rice with slender aromatic grains, used for savoury dishes  
     (from Hindi, literally: aromatic)  
brown rice  
      n   unpolished rice, in which the grains retain the outer yellowish-brown layer (bran)  
Indian rice  
1    an annual erect aquatic North American grass, Zizania aquatica, with edible purplish-black grain  
2    the grain of this plant,   (Also called)    wild rice  
Patna rice  
      n   a variety of long-grain rice, used for savoury dishes  
      n   Elmer, original name Elmer Reizenstein. 1892--1967, U.S. dramatist. His plays include The Adding Machine (1923) and Street Scene (1929), which was made into a musical by Kurt Weill in 1947  
rice bowl  
1    a small bowl for eating rice out of, esp. a decorative one made of china or porcelain  
2    a fertile rice-producing region  
rice grass  
      n      another name for       cord grass  
rice paper  
1    a thin semitransparent edible paper made from the straw of rice, on which macaroons and similar cakes are baked  
2    a thin delicate Chinese paper made from an araliaceous plant, Tetrapanax papyriferum (rice-paper plant) of Taiwan, the pith of which is pared and flattened into sheets  
Spanish rice  
      n   rice cooked with tomatoes, onions, green peppers, etc., and often flavoured with saffron  
wild rice  
      n      another name for       Indian rice  
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field defining and covering legal issues related to computing and Internet.
[Tech.];[Telecom.];[Internet];[US];[UK] internet law
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
a field of study searching for ways to prevent global warming by deliberately changing Earth's natural system
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