The Collaborative International Dictionary
Dice \Dice\ (d[imac]s), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Diced (d[imac]st); p. pr. & vb. n. Dicing.] To play games with dice.
I . . . diced not above seven times a week.
Dice \Dice\ (d[imac]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diced (d[imac]st); p. pr. & vb. n. Dicing.]
(Cooking) To cut into small cubes; as, to slice and dice carrots.
To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
vb. (en-past of: dice)
Usage examples of "diced".
Shaking diced potato from his hands, Brandor reluctantly raised his head.
He doubted diced bullywug blood would be something he wanted to ingest.
Substitute ground or diced beef, add more tomato paste and yet more pepper, fry with olive oil, and boil up into Texas chili.
You can spice up any version of the basic pasta sauce with fiery pepper, lace it with an abundance of mushrooms, add diced eggplant, clams, or even certain hams.
Nutmeats, dried fruit, diced vegetables, and even cubes of cooked meat, sausage, seafood or fowl tossed in near the end of the process can turn your pilaf into a complete meal, a biriani or jambalaya.
Chopping Spree Salad 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts ¼ cup fresh lime juice ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 large head romaine lettuce, outer leaves removed 4 canned hearts of palm, well rinsed Nonstick cooking spray ¼ cup pine nuts or blanched, slivered almonds ½ cup diced fresh jicama 1 cup seeded diced tomato (about 2 medium tomatoes) ½ cup trimmed, thinly sliced scallions (about 2 scallions) Tangy Lime Dressing (recipe follows) Place the chicken breasts between sheets of plastic wrap and pound them with a mallet to a 13-inch thickness.
At six, Arch, Tom, and I sat down to a meal of steaming cream of mushroom soup, heated cornmeal rolls, and dressing topped slices of hot grilled chicken over an enormous bed of crisp, fresh, sliced, and diced vegetables.
Makes 1 cup WILD MAN'S WILD RICE SALAD 1/2 cup raw wild rice 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon tarragon vinegar ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard (or more, if desired) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 scallions, finely chopped 3 radishes, diced 1 small tomato, drained, seeded, and diced 1/3 cup jicama, peeled and diced 1 cup baby spinach leaves, well washed and drained, plus extra for lining platter Salt and pepper to taste The night before you are to serve the salad, thoroughly rinse the rice, place it in a glass bowl, and completely cover the kernels with water.
The roast fowl had been followed by a salad of fresh diced vegetables in an iced sauce strongly flavored with parsley: Cecelia's favorite eccentricity, and one which never failed to startle guests.
Finally, Bates brought in tiny flaky pastries stuffed with finely diced fruit in chocolate and cinnamon sauce.
Finally his nervous twitches got to her, and she gave up on the diced crustaceans in a puree of mixed tubers.
He had the feeling of being watched, justified to some extent by his promotion to his present position on Delbalso after his success in a bit of amateur detection that keyed in significantly to the Diced Strawberry Affair on Able II.
Other trays and bowls held raw mushroom pieces with a creamy dipping sauce and a salad of black, white, and red diced fungus, while the pitchers presumably contained wine, watered as per her command.
His gleaming black robes shimmered once, and exploded outward in a deadly spinning saw of razor-sharp blades that carved chunks of stone from Gromph's golem and diced tables, furnishings, and books with abandon.