Rice-paper

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rice-paper a white smooth paper, made by the Chinese from the pith of Fatsia (Aralia) papyrifera, a tree peculiar to Formosa
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. ris—L. oryza—Gr. oryza, from Old Pers., whence also Ar. uruzz, ruzz.

Usage

In literature:

Her skin, as fine as rice-paper, of a warm amber hue showing the purple veins, was satiny without dryness, soft without being clammy.
"Scenes from a Courtesan's Life" by Honore de Balzac
What cutting out of leaves and detaching of rice-paper landscapes!
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Vol. 5" by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
What cutting out of leaves and detaching of rice-paper landscapes!
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete" by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
Let a drop of the solution fall on a piece of tissue or rice paper.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Remove rice and papers.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
Matches, tobacco, rice-paper, pipes, knives, money, everything, flowed into the capacious shirts of the barbers.
"The Road" by Jack London
Aunt Ella opened another drawer in the secretary and took out a pouch of tobacco, a package of rice paper and a box of wax tapers.
"Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks" by Charles Felton Pidgin
B.F. Rice, paper bag machines.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
Notwithstanding its name, rice-paper has really nothing to do with rice.
"Chatterbox, 1905." by Various
Two of the four walls of the guest-room were of shoji, a lattice covered with translucent rice-paper.
"The Dragon Painter" by Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Japan was flooded with depreciated paper money, with a face value of so much rice.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
The paper canoe had now entered the regions of the rice-planter.
"Voyage of the Paper Canoe" by Nathaniel H. Bishop
When Rice handed over the paper to his successor, there were piles of MSS.
"My First Book:" by Various
The small window had been covered with a rice-paper design of Jesse's Rod.
"Sinister Street, vol. 1" by Compton Mackenzie
Wafer paper, be it noted, is made from rice.
"Candy-Making Revolutionized" by Mary Elizabeth Hall
He opened his eyes and found himself looking at a rice-paper lamp on the floor next to his futon.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Before him was a single sheet of rice paper, purest white, and now his hand held the brush poised.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Remove the rice as it is done, and spread on a paper to dry in an open oven.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
So he took a large piece of rice-paper and strained it, and sitting down opposite "Wio-wani's back-door," began painting.
"Moonshine & Clover" by Laurence Housman
A specimen of Chinese printing, on rice-paper.
"Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867" by William Dunn Macray
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In news:

Full- bodied rice soup warms up a fall day Chef's Corner with Chef Jake Hizny of Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. Thursday, November 22, 2012.
Full-bodied rice soup warms up a fall day Chef's Corner with Chef Jake Hizny of Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. Sunday, November 25, 2012.
Full-bodied rice soup warms up a fall day Chef's Corner with Chef Jake Hizny of Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. Thursday, November 22, 2012.
How to Make Haddock Steaks in Rice Paper PBS.
To make the perfect roll, Valerie Luu and Katie Kwan cook the filling ahead of time and wet the rice paper with their palms.
Stripe your furniture or create shapes on a kid's wall with rice-paper masking tape ($4 to $44 per roll at Top Hat, 245 Broome St, nr.
The spring rolls at Green Papaya are like little pieces of heaven wrapped up in rice paper.
A Roll For All Seasons, Wrapped In Rice Paper .
Rice Paper Vietnamese Cuisine.
Rice Paper , a newcomer to Falls Church's Eden Center, offers flavorful food in a stylish setting.
Smoky, beef-filled grape leaves are among the good dishes at Rice Paper .
A Roll For All Seasons, Wrapped In Rice Paper.
Full-bodied rice soup warms up a fall day Chef's Corner with Chef Jake Hizny of Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. Tuesday, November 27, 2012.
Once found just at Vietnamese restaurants, rice paper spring roll s have turned up at all kinds of eateries — and even the occasional convenience store counter.
But toilet paper, rice and sponges are allowed.
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In science:

In this paper, we use a generalized Kac-Rice formula for systems of real polynomials to prove an analogous result for the density of critical points of a random SO(m + 1) polynomial in m variables.
Density of Complex Critical Points of a Real Random SO(m+1) Polynomials
In the rest of this paper, we consider the Zhang-Rice singlets by using the a-operators, instead of the f -operators.
d-Wave Pairing State in Terms of the Zhang-Rice Singlets
In this paper, for the even numbers Nh of holes in |D | < Nh ≤ 2|D |, we have constructed a pairing state Φp with d-wave symmetry which is expanded in terms of the Zhang-Rice singlet states.
d-Wave Pairing State in Terms of the Zhang-Rice Singlets
Section 2 includes an extension of Rice Formula which gives an integral expression for the expectation of the weighted number of roots of a random system of d equations with d real unknowns. A complete proof of this formula in a form which is adapted to our needs in this paper, can be found in .
A general expression for the distribution of the maximum of a Gaussian field and the approximation of the tail
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