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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.

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

  2. crude(Noun)

    Crude oil.

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

  3. crude(Adjective)

    Being in a natural state.

    crude oil

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

  4. crude(Adjective)

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

    a crude shelter

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

  5. crude(Adjective)

    Lacking concealing elements.

    a crude truth

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

  6. crude(Adjective)

    Lacking tact or taste.

    a crude remark

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

  7. crude(Adjective)

    Being in an unanalyzed form.

    crude data

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

  8. crude(Adjective)

    Immature or unripe.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Crude

    unripe; not mature or perfect; immature

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

  3. Crude

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

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

  4. Crude

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

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

  5. Crude

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

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

  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

    Etymology: [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

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

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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

Examples of crude in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Lu:

    Upside potential for crude oil futures will remain limited, however, as strong U.S. production and demand-side concerns cap bullish gains for the current term.

  2. Valero Energy:

    Once Line 9B is operational, the refinery will replace more-expensive crude with less-expensive crude.

  3. Elvis Picardo:

    The implications of a rise in royalty rates would be quite negative for the Canadian energy sector, coming as it would at a time of unprecedented turmoil caused by the plunge in crude oil prices, the incipient recovery we have been seeing lately in the energy sector could well be quashed.

  4. Vyanne Lai:

    The idea that gasoline demand is actually rising suggests that perhaps the lower prices of crude are actually prompting a greater usage of this product (gasoline).

  5. John Kilduff:

    The report is mixed in that it is bearish for crude oil, but somewhat supportive of refined products, crude oil imports rebounded markedly and refinery utilization fell again, allowing for the substantial crude oil inventory rise.

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Translations for crude

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  • 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
  • خامہUrdu

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