A projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural
A riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant
Any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
A teasing remark
Subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
Cut of meat including one or more ribs
Form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater"
(n.) 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.
(superl.) Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land, goods, or money; wealthy; opulent; affluent; -- opposed to poor.
(superl.) Hence, in general, well supplied; abounding; abundant; copious; bountiful; as, a rich treasury; a rich entertainment; a rich crop.
(superl.) Yielding large returns; productive or fertile; fruitful; as, rich soil or land; a rich mine.
(superl.) Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients; procured at great outlay; highly valued; precious; sumptuous; costly; as, a rich dress; rich silk or fur; rich presents.
(superl.) Abounding in agreeable or nutritive qualities; -- especially applied to articles of food or drink which are high-seasoned or abound in oleaginous ingredients, or are sweet, luscious, and high-flavored; as, a rich dish; rich cream or soup; rich pastry; rich wine or fruit.
(superl.) Not faint or delicate; vivid; as, a rich color.
(superl.) Full of sweet and harmonius sounds; as, a rich voice; rich music.
(superl.) Abounding in beauty; gorgeous; as, a rich landscape; rich scenery.
(superl.) Abounding in humor; exciting amusement; entertaining; as, the scene was a rich one; a rich incident or character.