Associations to the word «Crude»


CRUDE, adjective. Being in a natural state.
CRUDE, adjective. Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.
CRUDE, adjective. Lacking concealing elements.
CRUDE, adjective. Lacking tact or taste.
CRUDE, adjective. (statistics) Being in an unanalyzed form.
CRUDE, adjective. (archaic) Immature or unripe.
CRUDE, adjective. (grammar) pertaining to the uninflected stem of a word
CRUDE, noun. Any substance in its natural state.
CRUDE, noun. Crude oil.
CRUDE BIRTH RATE, noun. (demography) Number of childbirths in a society per 1,000 people per year
CRUDE DEATH RATE, noun. (demography) Number of deaths in a society per 1,000 people per year
CRUDE FORM, noun. (grammar) (rare) the uninflected form or stem of a word
CRUDE FORMS, noun. Plural of crude form
CRUDE OIL, noun. Unrefined oil; as it is found underground, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
CRUDE SAP, noun. (botany) The sap of a plant that rises from the roots to the leaves.

Dictionary definition

CRUDE, noun. A dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons.
CRUDE, adjective. Not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry".
CRUDE, adjective. 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".
CRUDE, adjective. Not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil".
CRUDE, adjective. 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".
CRUDE, adjective. Devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline".
CRUDE, adjective. Not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics".

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery