What does crude mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crude.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oil(adj)

    a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

  2. crude, rough(adj)

    not carefully or expertly made

    "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"

  3. crude, earthy, gross, vulgar(adj)

    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"

  4. unrefined, unprocessed, crude(adj)

    not refined or processed

    "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"

  5. crude, primitive, rude(adj)

    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"

  6. blunt, crude(a), stark(a)(adj)

    devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

    "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"

  7. crude, raw(adj)

    not processed or subjected to analysis

    "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"

Wiktionary

  1. crude(Noun)

    Any substance in its natural state.

  2. crude(Noun)

    Crude oil.

  3. crude(Adjective)

    Being in a natural state.

    crude oil

  4. crude(Adjective)

    Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.

    a crude shelter

  5. crude(Adjective)

    Lacking concealing elements.

    a crude truth

  6. crude(Adjective)

    Lacking tact or taste.

    a crude remark

  7. crude(Adjective)

    Being in an unanalyzed form.

    crude data

  8. crude(Adjective)

    Immature or unripe.

  9. Origin: From crude, from crudus, from krewa-. Cognate with hreaw. More at raw.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crude

    in its natural state; not cooked or prepared by fire or heat; undressed; not altered, refined, or prepared for use by any artificial process; raw; as, crude flesh

  2. Crude

    unripe; not mature or perfect; immature

  3. Crude

    not reduced to order or form; unfinished; not arranged or prepared; ill-considered; immature

  4. Crude

    undigested; unconcocted; not brought into a form to give nourishment

  5. Crude

    having, or displaying, superficial and undigested knowledge; without culture or profundity; as, a crude reasoner

  6. Crude

    harsh and offensive, as a color; tawdry or in bad taste, as a combination of colors, or any design or work of art

  7. Origin: [L. crudus raw; akin to cruor blood (which flows from a wound). See Raw, and cf. Cruel.]

Freebase

  1. Crude

    Crude is the first studio album from Shetland based band Bongshang.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crude

    krōōd, adj. raw, unprepared: not reduced to order or form: unfinished: undigested: immature.—adv. Crude′ly.—ns. Crude′ness; Crud′ity, rawness: unripeness: that which is crude.—adj. Crud′y (Shak.), crude, raw. [L. crudus, raw.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'crude' in Adjectives Frequency: #786

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crude in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leo Tolstoy:

    Crude, immoral, vulgar and senseless.

  2. George Lucas:

    Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.

  3. H. G. Wells:

    Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of the organized life.

  4. Ellen Glasgow:

    Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.

  5. Avinash Vazirani:

    Oil prices come off, it means (India's) import bill comes down, their subsidies go down... If you assume a 40 percent drop in crude oil, and crude is down more than 60 pct, GDP goes up 1 pct, inflation comes down 3.2 to 4 pct.

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Translations for crude

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • прост, суров, необработен, незрял, груб, неузрялBulgarian
  • groller, cruCatalan, Valencian
  • nedozrálý, jasný, zřejmý, evidentní, nezralý, neomalený, syrový, prostý, surovýCzech
  • grob, unfertig, rohGerman
  • ακατέργαστος, άξεστος, αργός, αδρός, χονδροειδής, ανεπεξέργαστοςGreek
  • krudaEsperanto
  • خامPersian
  • yksinkertainen, karkeaFinnish
  • cru, vulgaireFrench
  • גולמי, גולמיתHebrew
  • nyers, faragatlan, éretlen, kezdetleges, durva, finomítatlanHungarian
  • semplice, volgare, ovvio, acerbo, grezzo, crudo, raffazzonato, rustico, greggioItalian
  • rudimentair, ongeraffineerd, ruw, primitief, onafgewerkt, onbewerkt, naakt, vulgair, grof, smakeloosDutch
  • surowy, nieoczyszczony, prymitywnyPolish
  • cruPortuguese
  • необработанный, грубый, сыройRussian
  • obearbetad, plump, oförblommerad, enkel, rå, oborstad, grov, ohöljd, råämneSwedish
  • ముడి, నాటు, ముతకTelugu

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