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crude

 (kro͞od)
adj. crud·er, crud·est
1. Being in an unrefined or natural state: crude cotton.
2. Lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive: a crude, mannerless oaf; a crude remark.
3. Lacking in sophistication or subtlety; simplistic: had only a crude notion of how a computer works.
4. Not carefully or skillfully made; rough: a quick, crude sketch.
5. Undisguised or unadorned; plain: must face the crude truth.
6. Statistics In an unanalyzed form; not adjusted to allow for related circumstances or data.
7. Archaic Unripe or immature.
n.
A substance, especially petroleum, in its unrefined state.

[Middle English, from Latin crūdus; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.]

crude′ly adv.
cru′di·ty (kro͞o′dĭ-tē), crude′ness n.

crude

(kruːd)
adj
1. lacking taste, tact, or refinement; vulgar: a crude joke.
2. in a natural or unrefined state
3. lacking care, knowledge, or skill: a crude sketch.
4. (prenominal) stark; blunt: the crude facts.
5. (Statistics) (of statistical data) unclassified or unanalysed
6. archaic unripe
n
(Elements & Compounds) short for crude oil
[C14: from Latin crūdus bloody, raw; related to Latin cruor blood]
ˈcrudely adv
ˈcrudity, ˈcrudeness n

crude

(krud)

adj. crud•er, crud•est,
n. adj.
1. in a raw or unrefined state: crude sugar.
2. rudimentary or undeveloped.
3. showing a lack of polish, completeness, or skill; rough: a crude shelter.
4. lacking culture, refinement, etc.; vulgar: crude behavior.
5. blunt; stark.
6. Obs. unripe; not mature.
n.
[1350–1400; < Latin crūdus raw, bleeding, rough, akin to cruor blood from a wound; see raw]
crude′ly, adv.
crude′ness, n.
syn: See raw.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crude - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbonscrude - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
fossil fuel - fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
resid, residual oil - oil products that remain after petroleum has been distilled
Adj.1.crude - not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
2.crude - conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"
indecent - offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"
3.crude - not refined or processedcrude - not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"
4.crude - belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
early - being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer"
5.crude - devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
unconditional, unconditioned - not conditional; "unconditional surrender"
6.crude - not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"
unanalyzed - not analyzed or broken down for detailed examination; "an unanalyzed compound"; "unanalyzed data"

crude

adjective
1. rough, undeveloped, basic, outline, unfinished, makeshift, sketchy, unformed a crude way of assessing the risk of heart disease

crude

adjective
1. In a natural state and still not prepared for use:
3. Lacking expert, careful craftsmanship:
Translations
بَسيط، بِدائيخـامفَظّ
primitivnísurový
grovprimitivsimpel
karkea
grub
grófgerîuróunninn, hrár
粗雑な
천연 그대로의
natūralusnerafinuotasprimityvus
jēlsneapstrādātsneizstrādātsprimitīvs
grov
หยาบ
thô

crude

[kruːd]
A. ADJ (cruder (compar) (crudest (superl)))
1. (= unprocessed) [oil] → crudo; [steel, materials] → bruto; [sugar] → sin refinar
2. (= primitive) [device, bomb, method, hut] → rudimentario; [table, door] → tosco, basto; [drawing, piece of work] → tosco, burdo
to make a crude attempt at doing sthhacer un burdo intento de hacer algo
3. (= coarse) [person, behaviour, language, joke] → grosero, ordinario
B. N (also crude oil) → crudo m

crude

[ˈkruːd]
adj
(= raw, unrefined) [steel, petroleum, iron, uranium] → brut(e)
(= basic) [method, measurement] → rudimentaire; [attempt] → grossier/ière
(= vulgar) [person] → grossier/ière, vulgaire; [language] → cru(e), grossier/ière
n (also crude oil) → brut m

crude

adj (+er)
(= unprocessed)Roh-, roh
(= vulgar) expression, story etcordinär, derb
(= unsophisticated) method, model, implementprimitiv; sketchgrob; mannersungehobelt, grob; attemptunbeholfen
nRohöl nt

crude

[kruːd]
1. adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl)))
a. (pej) (clumsy, unsophisticated, method, idea) → rozzo/a; (light, colour) → violento/a
b. (simple, device, tool) → rudimentale; (drawing) → (appena) abbozzato/a
to make a crude attempt at doing sth → fare un rozzo tentativo di fare qc
c. (vulgar) → volgare, grossolano/a
d. (unprocessed, materials) → grezzo/a; (oil) → greggio/a
2. n (also crude oil) → (petrolio) greggio

crude

(kruːd) adjective
1. unrefined. crude oil.
2. rough or primitive. a crude shelter.
ˈcrudeness noun
ˈcrudity noun

crude

فَظّ primitivní grov primitiv ακατέργαστος burdo karkea brut grub grezzo 粗雑な 천연 그대로의 ruw surowy bruto грубый grov หยาบ kaba thô 简陋的

crude

a. rudo-a, crudo-a.
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