from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A grain of rice.
- n. A mottled appearance upon the sun, resembling grains or granules.
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Glossy, yes it was, but the outermost layer, one rice-grain thick, was dry, hard, and sticky in the bad way.
To boost the commodity economy in the countryside and to improve its efficiency and benefits, arable land must be gradually centralized by big rice-grain producers in rural areas.
This system also gave the highest employment opportunity and the highest rice-grain equivalent.
This seemed almost hopeless, as it was found impossible to identify any "rice-grain" in the turmoil after a few minutes.
Strip the rice-husk from the rice-grain, and it groweth not at all. '
AKAI HEIRLOOM RICE - GRAIN AKAI RICE is a heirloom rice-grain from Camargue, France.
Ahead of them, a scarcely seen black blot against the roiling “rice-grain” plasma structure of the star’s low atmosphere, Bloodwing was skimming even lower than they were over the photosphere, firing photon torpedoes off to both sides, into the “base” of the star’s corona.
Strip the rice-husk from the rice-grain, and it groweth not at all. "
Indian Poetry Containing "The Indian Song of Songs," from the Sanskrit of the Gîta Govinda of Jayadeva, Two books from "The Iliad Of India" (Mahábhárata), "Proverbial Wisdom" from the Shlokas of the Hitopadesa, and other Oriental Poems.