the starchy seeds or grain of an annual marsh grass, Oryza sativa, cultivated in warm climates and used for food.
the grass itself.
verb (used with object), riced, ricing.
to reduce to a form resembling rice:
to rice potatoes.
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
the grain of this plant
(transitive) (US & Canadian) to sieve (potatoes or other vegetables) to a coarse mashed consistency, esp with a ricer
Elmer, original name Elmer Reizenstein. 1892–1967, US dramatist. His plays include The Adding Machine (1923) and Street Scene (1929), which was made into a musical by Kurt Weill in 1947
noun acronym
rest, ice, compression, elevation: the recommended procedure for controlling inflammation in injured limbs or joints

an acronym for the suggested treatment for a minor muscle or tissue injury: rest, ice, compression, elevation

RICE helps reduce swelling and restrict the spread of bruising, accelerating the healing process.
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