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Adjective: raw (rawer,rawest)  ro
  1. (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    "raw wool"; "raw sugar";
    - natural, rude
     
  2. Having the surface exposed and painful
    "a raw wound"
     
  3. Not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
     
  4. Not processed or refined
    "raw sewage"
     
  5. Devoid of elaboration, diminution or concealment; bare and pure
    "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power";
    - naked
     
  6. Brutally unfair or harsh
    "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal"
     
  7. Not processed or subjected to analysis
    "raw data"; "the raw cost of production";
    - crude
     
  8. Untempered and unrefined
    "raw talent"; "raw beauty"
     
  9. Hurting
    "the raw spot on his jaw";
    - sensitive, sore, tender
     
  10. Unpleasantly cold and damp
    "raw winds of the North Atlantic";
    - bleak, cutting
     
  11. (used of wood and furniture) not sanded or polished
    "raw wood";
    - unsanded
     
  12. Lacking training or experience
    "raw recruits";
    - new
     
  13. (informal) completely unclothed
    - bare-assed [Brit, Cdn], bare-ass [Brit, Cdn], in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, peeled, naked as a jaybird [US], stark naked, buck naked [N. Amer]
Noun: raw  ro
  1. Informal term for nakedness
    "in the raw";
    - altogether, birthday suit
Noun: RAW
Usage: Asia
  1. India's external intelligence agency
    - Research and Analysis Wing [Asia], R&AW [Asia]

Sounds like: raquets, ras, ra

Derived forms: rawest, rawer, raws

See also: cold, green, half-baked, inexperienced, inexperient [non-standard], injured, open, overt, painful, rare, unanalysed [Brit, Cdn], unanalyzed [N. Amer], unclothed, uncooked, underdone, unfair, unfinished, unjust, unpolished, unprocessed, untoasted, untreated

Type of: nakedness, nudeness, nudity

Antonym: cooked

Encyclopedia: Raw, Uncut, and X-Rated

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