Associations to the word «Raw»


RAW, adjective. Of food: not cooked. [from 9th c.]
RAW, adjective. Not treated or processed (of materials, products etc.); in a natural state, unrefined, unprocessed. [from 10th c.]
RAW, adjective. Having had the skin removed or abraded; chafed, tender; exposed, lacerated. [from 14th c.]
RAW, adjective. New or inexperienced. [from 16th c.]
RAW, adjective. Crude in quality; rough, uneven, unsophisticated. [from 16th c.]
RAW, adjective. Of data, statistics etc: uncorrected, without analysis. [from 20th c.]
RAW, adjective. Of weather: unpleasantly damp or cold.
RAW, adjective. (obsolete) Not covered; bare; bald.
RAW, adverb. (slang) Without a condom.
RAW, noun. (sugar refining) (sugar trade) An unprocessed sugar; a batch of such.
RAW, noun. (anime fandom) A recording or rip of a show that has not been fansubbed.
RAW, noun. (manga fandom) A scan that has not been cleaned (polished or purged of blemishes arising from the scanning process) and has not been scanlated.
RAW, abbreviation. (games) The rules as written: the actual rules appearing in the rulebook, as opposed to house rules, or as opposed to the rules that might have been intended (in the event of a mistake in the rulebook).
RAW DEAL, noun. (idiomatic) A situation in which a person is taken advantage of or treated unfairly; a situation in which a person is led to expect something, but receives nothing or much less than expected.
RAW DEALS, noun. Plural of raw deal
RAW DOG, adverb. (slang) Without a condom; bareback.
RAW DOG, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To have sex without a condom; to bareback.
RAW DOGGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of raw dog
RAW DOGGING, verb. Present participle of raw dog
RAW DOGS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of raw dog
RAW FOODISM, noun. Rawism.
RAW FOODIST, noun. A rawist.
RAW MATERIAL, noun. A material in its unprocessed, natural state considered usable for manufacture.
RAW MATERIAL, noun. (figuratively) Any input to a factory or other installation which processes it.
RAW MATERIALS, noun. Plural of raw material
RAW SEWAGE, noun. Sewage that has not yet been processed or treated to separate and remove contaminants.
RAW SIENNA, noun. A yellowish brown colour.
RAW SIENNA, adjective. Of a yellowish brown colour.

Dictionary definition

RAW, noun. Informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit".
RAW, adjective. (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes; "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton".
RAW, adjective. Having the surface exposed and painful; "a raw wound".
RAW, adjective. Not treated with heat to prepare it for eating.
RAW, adjective. Not processed or refined; "raw sewage".
RAW, adjective. Devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure; "naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power".
RAW, adjective. Brutally unfair or harsh; "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal".
RAW, adjective. Not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics".
RAW, adjective. Untempered and unrefined; "raw talent"; "raw beauty".
RAW, adjective. Hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw".
RAW, adjective. Unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic".
RAW, adjective. Used of wood and furniture; "raw wood".
RAW, adjective. Lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits".
RAW, adjective. (used informally) completely unclothed.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca