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Definition of 'crude'

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  1. a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
       Synonyms: petroleum crude oil rock oil fossil oil


  1. not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
       Synonyms: rough
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: coarse earthy gross vulgar
  3. not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"
       Synonyms: unrefined unprocessed
       Antonyms: refined processed
  4. 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"
       Synonyms: primitive rude
  5. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
       Synonyms: blunt stark
  6. not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"
       Synonyms: raw

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