rice paper


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rice paper a thin delicate material resembling paper; made from the rice-paper tree
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Rice paper isn't made from rice but from a small tree which grows in Taiwan.
    • Rice paper a kind of thin, delicate paper, brought from China, -- used for painting upon, and for the manufacture of fancy articles. It is made by cutting the pith of a large herb (Fatsia papyrifera, related to the ginseng) into one roll or sheet, which is flattened out under pressure. Called also pith paper.
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In literature:

Nares, who had just ripped open a fresh mat, drew forth, and slung at his feet, among the rice, a papered tin box.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
Others made them out of stiff paper and others would starch their skirts stiff with rice starch to make their skirts stand way out.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
When the rice boils, cover it with a piece of buttered paper, and let it cook very gently, not stirring it again.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
A fine paste, useful for paper or photographic work, is made from rice-flour.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
He emptied the bowl pouring the rice into some paper laid out to receive it.
"Indian Conjuring" by L. H. Branson
A wonderful variety of rice and other paper is before us.
"The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba" by Walter Goodman
Nares, who had just ripped open a fresh mat, drew forth and slung at his feet, among the rice, a papered tin box.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Letters on rice paper are sent to those in distant places, conveying appropriate greetings.
"Threads of Grey and Gold" by Myrtle Reed
Instantly the urchins with the paper bags opened them and a shower of rice fell over Norton and Belle, being scattered liberally over Mrs. Fordam.
"The Motor Girls on the Coast" by Margaret Penrose
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
Wafer paper, be it noted, is made from rice.
"Candy-Making Revolutionized" by Mary Elizabeth Hall
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
Fortunately the windows are only covered with rice paper, so I was saved that inconvenience.
"East of Suez" by William Somerset Maugham
Some two or three were of parchment-looking substance, others of thin rice paper.
"The Red Derelict" by Bertram Mitford
He took some soiled sheets of China rice paper from his chawat.
"The Argus Pheasant" by John Charles Beecham
It is of the kind known as rice paper although it has no connection whatever with rice.
"Tobacco Leaves" by W. A. Brennan
He had asked her if she liked poetry, and how long one of those rice-paper flowers took her to paint.
"This Man's Wife" by George Manville Fenn

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.
Chef Jacques Pépin demonstrates how to make haddock steaks in rice paper with a shallot and soy sauce.
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.
A Roll For All Seasons, Wrapped In Rice Paper .
Rice Paper Vietnamese Cuisine.
Smoky, beef-filled grape leaves are among the good dishes at Rice Paper .
A Roll For All Seasons, Wrapped In Rice Paper.
Once found strictly at Vietnamese restaurants, the rice paper spring roll has been turning up at all kinds of eateries and even the occasional convenience store counter.
Improvements to the pipelines crossing the Arabian Peninsula would allow more of the oil produced in the Persian Gulf to avoid the Strait of Hormuz , according to a paper from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
The rice-paper shade on IKEA's Regolit floor lamp isn't the most durable material.
Rice paper plant is a favorite of mine that looks amazing as a component of many landscapes.
Rice paper plant is a native of southern China and Taiwan and is known botanically as Tetrapanax paperifera.
Dechemia's "Council" (2012), rice paper, plaster, and ink, at Rebekah.
Rice papers , translucent round or triangular sheets made from rice, are handy wrappers, commonly used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking.

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