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raw

 (rô)
adj. raw·er, raw·est
1.
a. Uncooked: raw meat.
b. Being in a natural condition; not processed or refined: raw wool.
c. Not finished, covered, or coated: raw wood.
d. Not having been subjected to adjustment, treatment, or analysis: raw data; the raw cost of production.
e. Undeveloped or unused: raw land.
f. Recently finished; fresh: raw plaster.
2. Inexperienced or untrained: a raw youth; raw recruits.
3.
a. Having subcutaneous tissue exposed: a raw wound.
b. Inflamed; sore: a raw throat.
4. Unpleasantly damp and chilly: raw weather.
5.
a. Powerfully impressive; stark: raw beauty; raw talent.
b. Direct in description and explicit in realistic detail: the film's raw depiction of urban poverty.
c. Crude, vulgar, or coarse: raw language.
6. Nude; naked: was standing there raw.
7.
a. Engaged in without the protection of a condom.
b. Done in a rough or unrestrained manner. Used of sex.
adv.
Slang Without a condom; unprotected.
Idioms:
in the raw
1. In a crude or unrefined state: nature in the raw.
2. Nude; naked.
raw deal
An instance of unfair treatment: got a raw deal from our insurance company.

[Middle English rau, from Old English hrēaw; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.]

raw′ly adv.
raw′ness n.

raw

(rɔː)
adj
1. (Cookery) (of food) not cooked: raw onion.
2. (prenominal) in an unfinished, natural, or unrefined state; not treated by manufacturing or other processes: raw materials for making steel; raw brick.
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (of an edge of material) unhemmed; liable to fray
4. (Pathology) (of the skin, a wound, etc) having the surface exposed or abraded, esp painfully
5. ignorant, inexperienced, or immature: a raw recruit.
6. (prenominal) not selected or modified: raw statistics.
7. frank or realistic: a raw picture of the breakdown of a marriage.
8. (Brewing) (of spirits) undiluted
9. chiefly US coarse, vulgar, or obscene
10. chiefly US recently done; fresh: raw paintwork.
11. (Physical Geography) (of the weather) harshly cold and damp
12. informal unfair; unjust (esp in the phrase a raw deal)
n
13. the raw informal Brit a sensitive point: his criticism touched me on the raw.
14. in the raw
a. informal without clothes; naked
b. in a natural or unmodified state: life in the raw.
[Old English hreaw; related to Old High German hrao, Old Norse hrār raw, Latin cruor thick blood, Greek kreas meat]
ˈrawish adj
ˈrawly adv
ˈrawness n

raw

(rɔ)

adj. -er, -est,
n. adj.
1. uncooked: a raw carrot.
2. not processed, finished, or refined: raw cotton.
3. not pasteurized: raw milk.
4. unnaturally or painfully exposed: raw flesh.
5. indelicate; crude: raw jokes.
6. inexperienced; untrained: a raw recruit.
7. frank; unvarnished: a raw portrayal of human passions.
8. brutally harsh or unfair: a raw deal.
9. damp and chilly: a raw day.
10. (of whiskey, rum, etc.) unaged or of undiluted strength.
11. unprocessed; not yet evaluated: raw data.
n.
12. a raw condition or substance.
Idioms:
in the raw,
a. in the natural, uncultivated state: nature in the raw.
b. nude; naked.
[before 1000; Old English hrēaw, hrǣw]
raw′ly, adv.
raw′ness, n.
syn: raw, crude, rude refer to something not in a finished or highly refined state. raw applies particularly to material not yet changed by a process, by manufacture, or by preparation for consumption: raw leather. crude refers to that which still needs refining: crude petroleum. rude refers to what is still in a condition of rough simplicity or in a roughly made form: rude farm implements.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raw - informal terms for nakednessraw - informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"
nakedness, nudeness, nudity - the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
Adj.1.raw - (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes; "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton"
unprocessed - not altered from an original or natural state; "unprocessed commodities"
2.raw - having the surface exposed and painful; "a raw wound"
injured - harmed; "injured soldiers"; "injured feelings"
3.raw - not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
4.raw - not processed or refined; "raw sewage"
untreated - not subjected to chemical or physical treatment; "an untreated fabric"
5.raw - devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure; "naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power"
overt, open - open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots"
6.raw - brutally unfair or harsh; "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal"
unfair, unjust - not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
7.raw - 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"
8.raw - untempered and unrefined; "raw talent"; "raw beauty"
unpolished - not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing; "dull unpolished shoes"
9.raw - hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"
10.raw - unpleasantly cold and dampraw - unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
11.raw - used of wood and furnitureraw - used of wood and furniture; "raw wood"
unfinished - not brought to the desired final state
12.raw - lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"
inexperienced, inexperient - lacking practical experience or training
13.raw - (used informally) completely unclothedraw - (used informally) completely unclothed
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
unclothed - not wearing clothing

raw

adjective
2. uncooked, natural, fresh, bloody (of meat), undressed, unprepared a popular dish made of raw fish
uncooked done, cooked, baked
3. sore, open, skinned, sensitive, tender, scratched, grazed, chafed, abraded the drag of the rope against the raw flesh of my shoulder
4. frank, plain, bare, naked, realistic, brutal, blunt, candid, unvarnished, unembellished the raw passions of nationalism
frank gilded, embellished
5. simple, natural, clean, classic, severe, plain, uncluttered, unadorned, unfussy, unembellished the raw vitality of his earlier paintings
7. chilly, biting, cold, freezing, bitter, wet, chill, harsh, piercing, damp, unpleasant, bleak, parky (Brit. informal) a raw December morning
8. untreated, crude, unprocessed, in its natural state contamination of bathing water by raw sewage
in the raw in its natural state, untouched by human hand, as God intended This is nature in the raw.

raw

adjective
1. Not cooked:
2. In a natural state and still not prepared for use:
3. Lacking expert, careful craftsmanship:
4. Lacking experience and the knowledge gained from it:
Translations
خامعَديم الخِبْرَهمحكوك وَمَجْروحنَيء
syrovýsurovýnezkušenýodřený
uerfarenuforarbejdethudløsøm
raaka
sirov
feldolgozatlannyers
mentah
hrá-hráróreyndursem er meî fleiîur/sár
生の
날것의
didelė skriaudaneapmokytasneperdirbtasnevirtasnutrintas
dabisksjēlsneapstrādātsnevārītsnoberzts
odrený
surov
ดิบ
çiğderisi yüzülmüşhamacemi
thô

raw

[rɔː]
A. ADJ
1. (= uncooked) [meat, vegetable, egg] → crudo
2. (= unprocessed) [sugar] → sin refinar; [spirit] → puro; [silk] → crudo, salvaje; [cotton] → en rama, sin refinar; [ore] → bruto; [rubber] → sin tratar, puro; [sewage] → sin tratar
raw datadatos mpl sin procesar
raw materialsmaterias fpl primas
3. (= sore) [wound] → abierto
to be red and rawestar en carne viva
his hands were raw from the weathertenía las manos en carne viva a causa del tiempo
her throat felt rawse notaba la garganta muy irritada
raw fleshcarne f viva
his wife's words touched a raw nervelas palabras de su mujer le dieron donde más le dolía or le dieron en lo más sensible
4. (= basic) [anger, hate, ambition] → puro
he spoke with raw emotionhabló con verdadero sentimiento
the raw energy of a teenagerla energía en bruto de un adolescente
he has raw talent, but it lacks proper directiontiene el talento en bruto, pero no sabe canalizarlo
5. (= harsh) [wind] → cortante, fuerte; [weather, night] → crudo
6. (= inexperienced) [person, troops] → novato, inexperto
they're still very rawtodavía están muy verdes
a raw recruit (Mil) → quinto m, soldado mf raso (fig) → novato/a m/f
7. (= unfair) a raw deal: he got a raw dealle trataron injustamente
he's got a raw deal from lifela vida lo ha tratado mal
8. (= coarse) [humour] → crudo
B. N it got or touched him on the raw (fig) → lo hirió en lo más vivo, lo hirió donde más le dolía
life/nature in the rawla vida/naturaleza tal cual
in the raw (= naked) → en cueros, en pelotas

raw

[ˈrɔː]
adj
(= uncooked) → cru(e)
(= not processed) [sugar, cotton, silk] → brut(e); [state] → brut(e)
raw sewage → effluents mpl bruts
[data, information] → brut(e)
(= inexperienced) [person] → inexpérimenté(e), mal dégrossi(e)
a raw recruit → un bleu
(= sore) [hands, skin, feet] → à vif
to touch a raw nerve → toucher un point sensible
[emotions, grief] → à vif
His emotions were still too raw → Ses émotions étaient encore à vif.
Emotionally he still felt raw → Sur le plan émotionnel, il était encore à vif .
[power, beauty, talent] → à l'état brut
(= cold) [weather, wind] → glacial(e)
a raw deal (= bad bargain) → un traitement injuste
to get a raw deal (= unfair treatment) → être traité(e) injustement
n
in the raw (= as it really is) → à l'état brut
in the raw (= naked) → à poil

raw

adj (+er)
(= uncooked) meat, foodroh; (= unprocessed)roh, Roh-; alcoholrein, unvermischt; clothungewalkt; leatherungegerbt; cottonroh, naturbelassen, unbehandelt; rubberroh; sewageungeklärt; raw sugarRohzucker m; raw brickRohziegel m; raw edge (of cloth etc)ungesäumte Kante; raw spiritsreiner Alkohol; it’s a raw deal (inf)das ist eine Gemeinheit (inf); to give somebody a raw deal (inf)jdn benachteiligen, jdn unfair behandeln; to get a raw dealschlecht wegkommen (inf); the old get a raw deal from the state (inf)alte Leute werden vom Staat stiefmütterlich behandelt
(= naked, pure, basic) emotionnackt, unverfälscht; energyursprünglich, impulsiv, nackt; talentungeschliffen, elementar; ambition, statisticsnackt; courageelementar, unverfälscht; factsnackt, unverfälscht, ungeschönt; raw data (Comput) → unaufbereitete Daten pl; raw score (US Sch) → bloße Punktergebnisse or Punkte pl
(= inexperienced) troops, recruitneu, unerfahren
(= sore) woundoffen; skinwund; nervesempfindlich; red and rawgerötet und wund; to touch a raw nerve (fig)einen wunden Punkt berühren, einen rohen or offen liegenden Nerv berühren
(= frank) accountungeschönt, ungeschliffen, ungemildert
(Met) climate, wind, airrau; nightrau, stürmisch
(esp US: = coarse) humour, story, personderb; colourgrell
n
to touch or get somebody on the raw (Brit) → bei jdm einen wunden Punkt berühren
in the raw (inf: = naked) → im Naturzustand; life/nature in the rawdie raue Seite des Lebens/der Natur

raw

:
rawboned
adjmager, knochig
rawhide
n (= leather)ungegerbtes Leder; (= whip)Lederpeitsche f

raw

[rɔː]
1. adj
a. (food) → crudo/a; (spirit) → puro/a; (silk, leather, cotton, ore) → greggio/a; (sugar) → non raffinato/a
to get a raw deal (fam) (bad bargain) → prendere un bidone (harsh treatment) → venire trattato/a ingiustamente
b. (wind, weather) → gelido/a
c. (wound, open) → aperto/a; (sore) → vivo/a; (skin) → screpolato/a
d. (person, inexperienced) → inesperto/a
he's still raw → è ancora un pivello or un novellino
2. n it got him on the raw (fig) → lo ha punto sul vivo
life in the raw → la vita così com'è

raw

(roː) adjective
1. not cooked. raw onions/meat.
2. not prepared or refined; in the natural state. raw cotton; What raw materials are used to make plastic?
3. with the skin rubbed and sore. My heel is raw because my shoe doesn't fit properly.
4. untrained; inexperienced. raw recruits.
ˈrawness noun
a raw deal
unfair treatment.
ˈraw material noun
material before being processed or manufactured; material in its natural state such as iron and coal.

raw

خام syrový roh ωμός crudo raaka cru sirov crudo 生の 날것의 rauw surowy cru сырой ดิบ çiğ thô 未加工的

raw

a. crudo-a; [skin] en carne viva; [fruit] sin madurar; [material] materia prima.

raw

adj (food) crudo; (skin, mucous membrane) excoriado (form), pelado, en carne viva