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Rice vs. Rise

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Ricenoun

(uncountable) Cereal plants, Oryza sativa of the grass family whose seeds are used as food.

Riseverb

(intransitive) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.

Ricenoun

(countable) A specific variety of this plant.

Riseverb

To move upwards.

‘We watched the balloon rise.’;

Ricenoun

(uncountable) The seeds of this plant used as food.

Riseverb

To grow upward; to attain a certain height.

‘This elm tree rises to a height of seventy feet.’;

Ricenoun

A twig or stick.

Riseverb

To slope upward.

‘The path rises as you approach the foot of the hill.’;

Ricenoun

A bobbin or spool.

Riseverb

(of a celestial body) To appear to move upwards from behind the horizon of a planet as a result of the planet's rotation.

‘The sun was rising in the East.’;

Riceverb

(transitive) To squeeze through a ricer; to mash or make into rice-sized pieces (especially potatoes).

Riseverb

To become erect; to assume an upright position.

‘to rise from a chair or from a fall’;

Riceverb

(intransitive) To harvest wild rice (Zizania sp.)

Riseverb

To leave one's bed; to get up.

Riceverb

(rare) To throw rice at a person (usually at a wedding).

Riseverb

(figurative) To be resurrected.

‘he rose from the grave;’; ‘he is risen!’;

Riceverb

To customize the user interface of a computer system, e.g. a desktop environment.

Riseverb

(figurative) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn.

‘The committee rose after agreeing to the report.’;

Ricenoun

A well-known cereal grass (Oryza sativa) and its seed. This plant is extensively cultivated in warm climates, and the grain forms a large portion of the food of the inhabitants. In America it grows chiefly on low, moist land, which can be overflowed.

Riseverb

(intransitive) To increase in value or standing.

Ricenoun

grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished

Riseverb

To attain a higher status.

Ricenoun

annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

Riseverb

Of a quantity, price, etc., to increase.

Ricenoun

English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)

Riseverb

To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; said of style, thought, or discourse.

‘to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence;’; ‘a story rises in interest.’;

Ricenoun

United States playwright (1892-1967)

Riseverb

To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pitch.

‘to rise a tone or semitone’;

Riceverb

sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice;

‘rice the potatoes’;

Riseverb

To begin; to develop.

Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or less commonly Oryza glaberrima (African rice). The name wild rice is usually used for species of the genera Zizania and Porteresia, both wild and domesticated, although the term may also be used for primitive or uncultivated varieties of Oryza.

Riseverb

To develop.

Riseverb

To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light.

‘Has that dough risen yet?’;

Riseverb

(of a river) To have its source (in a particular place).

Riseverb

To become perceptible to the senses, other than sight.

‘a noise rose on the air;’; ‘odour rises from the flower’;

Riseverb

To become agitated, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.

Riseverb

To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.

Riseverb

(transitive) To go up; to ascend; to climb.

‘to rise a hill’;

Riseverb

(transitive) To cause to go up or ascend.

‘to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water’; ‘to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it’;

Riseverb

(obsolete) To retire; to give up a siege.

Riseverb

To come; to offer itself.

Riseverb

To be lifted, or capable of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; said of a form.

Risenoun

The process of or an action or instance of moving upwards or becoming greater.

‘The rise of the tide.’; ‘There was a rise of nearly two degrees since yesterday.’; ‘Exercise is usually accompanied by a temporary rise in blood pressure.’;

Risenoun

The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.

‘The rise of the working class.’; ‘The rise of the printing press.’; ‘The rise of the feminists.’;

Risenoun

An increase (in a quantity, price, etc).

Risenoun

The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.

‘The rise of his pants was so low that his tailbone was exposed.’;

Risenoun

An increase in someone's pay rate; a raise (US).

‘The governor just gave me a rise of two pound six.’;

Risenoun

(Sussex) A small hill; used chiefly in place names.

Risenoun

An area of terrain that tends upward away from the viewer, such that it conceals the region behind it; a slope.

Risenoun

(informal) An angry reaction.

‘I knew that would get a rise out of him.’;

Riseverb

To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: - (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait.

Riseverb

To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.

Riseverb

To have the aspect or the effect of rising.

Riseverb

To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.

Riseverb

To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like.

Riseverb

To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.

Riseverb

To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet.

Riseverb

To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin; the land rises to view to one sailing toward the shore.

Riseverb

To increase in power or fury; - said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion.

Riseverb

In various figurative senses.

Riseverb

To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the mercury rises in the thermometer.

Riseverb

To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.

Riseverb

To become of higher value; to increase in price.

‘Bullion is risen to six shillings . . . the ounce.’;

Riseverb

To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.

‘At our heels all hell should riseWith blackest insurrection.’; ‘No more shall nation against nation rise.’;

Riseverb

To ascend from the grave; to come to life.

‘But now is Christ risen from the dead.’;

Riseverb

To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall.

Riseverb

To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs.

‘A scepter shall rise out of Israel.’; ‘Honor and shame from no condition rise.’;

Riseverb

To become larger; to swell; - said of a boil, tumor, and the like.

Riseverb

To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed.

‘Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.’;

Riseverb

To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report.

‘It was near nine . . . before the House rose.’;

Riseverb

To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.

‘He that would thrive, must rise by five.’;

Riseverb

To increase in intensity; - said of heat.

Riseverb

To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; - said of style, thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest.

Riseverb

To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.

Riseverb

To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea.

Riseverb

To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.

Riseverb

To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.

‘A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men of contemplative natures.’;

Riseverb

To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; - said of a form.

Riseverb

To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction.

Riseverb

To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations.

Riseverb

To come; to offer itself.

‘There chanced to the prince's hand to riseAn ancient book.’;

Riseverb

To retire; to give up a siege.

‘He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . . was gone.’;

Riseverb

To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like.

Riseverb

To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill.

Riseverb

To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it; to raise.

‘Until we rose the bark we could not pretend to call it a chase.’;

Risenoun

The act of rising, or the state of being risen.

Risenoun

The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step.

Risenoun

Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.

Risenoun

Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.

‘All wickednes taketh its rise from the heart.’;

Risenoun

Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet.

Risenoun

Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.

‘The rise or fall that may happen in his constant revenue by a Spanish war.’;

Risenoun

Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.

‘The ordinary rises and falls of the voice.’;

Risenoun

Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.

Risenoun

The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water.

Risenoun

a growth in strength or number or importance

Risenoun

the act of changing location in an upward direction

Risenoun

an upward slope or grade (as in a road);

‘the car couldn't make it up the rise’;

Risenoun

a movement upward;

‘they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon’;

Risenoun

the amount a salary is increased;

‘he got a 3% raise’; ‘he got a wage hike’;

Risenoun

the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises

Risenoun

a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

Risenoun

(theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost;

‘the emanation of the Holy Spirit’; ‘the rising of the Holy Ghost’; ‘the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son’;

Risenoun

an increase in cost;

‘they asked for a 10% rise in rates’;

Risenoun

increase in price or value;

‘the news caused a general advance on the stock market’;

Riseverb

move upward;

‘The fog lifted’; ‘The smoke arose from the forest fire’; ‘The mist uprose from the meadows’;

Riseverb

increase in value or to a higher point;

‘prices climbed steeply’; ‘the value of our house rose sharply last year’;

Riseverb

rise to one's feet;

‘The audience got up and applauded’;

Riseverb

rise up;

‘The building rose before them’;

Riseverb

come to the surface

Riseverb

become more extreme;

‘The tension heightened’;

Riseverb

come into existence; take on form or shape;

‘A new religious movement originated in that country’; ‘a love that sprang up from friendship’; ‘the idea for the book grew out of a short story’; ‘An interesting phenomenon uprose’;

Riseverb

be promoted, move to a better position

Riseverb

go up or advance;

‘Sales were climbing after prices were lowered’;

Riseverb

get up and out of bed;

‘I get up at 7 A.M. every day’; ‘They rose early’; ‘He uprose at night’;

Riseverb

rise in rank or status;

‘Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list’;

Riseverb

increase in volume;

‘the dough rose slowly in the warm room’;

Riseverb

become heartened or elated;

‘Her spirits rose when she heard the good news’;

Riseverb

exert oneself to meet a challenge;

‘rise to a challenge’; ‘rise to the occasion’;

Riseverb

take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

Riseverb

come up, of celestial bodies;

‘The sun also rises’; ‘The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...’; ‘Jupiter ascends’;

Riseverb

return from the dead;

‘Christ is risen!’; ‘The dead are to uprise’;

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