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Adjective: crude (cruder,crudest)  krood
  1. Not carefully or expertly made
    "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them";
    - rough
  2. Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    "a crude joke"; "crude behaviour";
    - earthy, gross, vulgar, salty, coarse, ripe [informal]
  3. 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, rude
  4. Devoid of any qualifications, disguise or adornment
    "the crude facts";
    - blunt, stark, brute
  5. Not processed or subjected to analysis
    "only the crude vital statistics";
    - raw
  6. Not refined or processed
    "crude oil";
    - unrefined, unprocessed
Noun: crude  krood
  1. A dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    - petroleum, crude oil, rock oil, fossil oil, oil, black gold [informal]

Sounds like: cross, crossee, crewe

Derived forms: cruder, crudes, crudest

See also: early, indecent, unanalysed [Brit, Cdn], unanalyzed [N. Amer], unconditional, unconditioned, unskilled

Type of: fossil fuel, oil

Encyclopedia: Crude