crude

  • 1 Crude — can refer to: Petroleum in its unprocessed form ( crude oil ), including: Brent crude oil Heavy crude oil Light crude oil Sweet crude oil Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil, a type of sweet crude Synthetic crude oil Crude jokes Documentary films: Crude …

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  • 2 crude´ly — crude «krood», adjective, crud|er, crud|est, noun. –adj. 1. in a natural or raw state; unrefined: »Oil, ore, and sugar are crude before being refined and prepared for use. SYNONYM(S) …

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  • 3 Crude — (kr[udd]d), a. [Compar. {Cruder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Crudest}.] [L. crudus raw; akin to cruor blood (which flows from a wound). See {Raw}, and cf. {Cruel}.] 1. In its natural state; not cooked or prepared by fire or heat; undressed; not altered,… …

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  • 4 crude — [kro͞od] adj. cruder, crudest [ME < L crudus, bleeding, raw, rough < IE base * kreu , congealed (blood) > RAW, Gr kryos, frost & kreas, flesh, L crusta, cruor, MIr cru, blood] 1. in a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for… …

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  • 5 crude — crude; crude·ly; crude·ness; …

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  • 6 crude — late 14c., in a raw state, from L. crudus rough; not cooked, raw, bloody, from PIE *krue do , from PIE *kreue (1) raw flesh (see RAW (Cf. raw)). Meaning lacking grace is first attested 1640s. Related: Crudely; crudeness. Crude oil is from 1865 …

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  • 7 crude — [adj1] vulgar, unpolished in manner awkward, backward, barnyard*, boorish, cheap, cloddish, clumsy, coarse, crass, dirty, earthy, filthy, foul, grody*, gross*, ignorant, ill bred, indecent, indelicate, inelegant, insensible, lewd, loud, loud… …

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  • 8 crude — index blatant (obtrusive), elementary, harsh, imperfect, inelegant, inexact, inferior (lower in quality) …

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  • 9 crude — s. m. Petróleo em bruto …

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  • 10 crude — *rude, rough, uncouth, raw, callow, green Analogous words: primitive, primeval (see PRIMARY): *immature, unmatured: *coarse, vulgar, gross Antonyms: consummate, finished Contrasted words: cultivated, refined, cultured (see corresponding nouns at… …

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  • 11 crude — ► ADJECTIVE 1) in a natural or raw state; not yet processed or refined. 2) (of an estimate or guess) likely to be only approximately accurate. 3) rudimentary or makeshift. 4) offensively coarse or rude. ► NOUN ▪ natural mineral oil. DERIVATIVES …

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  • 12 crude — ▪ I. crude crude 1 [kruːd] adjective 1. MANUFACTURING crude oil/​sugar etc crude oil, sugar etc is in a natural condition, before it has been treated in an industrial process: • 300 million tons of crude oil 2. not calculated very exactly …

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  • 13 crude — 01. An oil refinery serves to make gasoline from [crude] oil. 02. The guy is really [crude], so the women in the office really hate him. 03. The prisoner made a [crude] weapon out of parts from his bed frame. 04. The [crudely] made bomb exploded… …

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  • 14 crude — [[t]kru͟ːd[/t]] cruder, crudest, crudes 1) ADJ GRADED A crude method or measurement is not exact or detailed, but may be useful or correct in a rough, general way. Standard measurements of blood pressure are an important but crude way of… …

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  • 15 crude — crude1 [kru:d] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: crudus raw, rough, cruel ] 1.) not exact or without any detail, but generally correct and useful →↑approximate ▪ a crude estimate of the population available for work 2.) not developed to a… …

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  • 16 crude — 1 adjective 1 offensive or rude, especially in a sexual way; vulgar (1): a crude gesture | crude jokes 2 not developed to a high standard or made with great skill: crude tools made of stone 3 crude oil, rubber etc is in its natural or raw… …

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  • 17 crude — I UK [kruːd] / US [krud] adjective Word forms crude : adjective crude comparative cruder superlative crudest * 1) made using very simple methods or materials a crude home made bomb 2) not exact or accurate, but often good enough for a particular… …

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  • 18 crude — /krud / (say kroohd) adjective (cruder, crudest) 1. in a raw or unprepared state; unrefined: crude oil; crude sugar. 2. unripe; not mature. 3. lacking finish, polish, proper arrangement, or completeness: a crude summary. 4. lacking culture,… …

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  • 19 crude — I. adjective (cruder; crudest) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin crudus raw, crude, undigested more at raw Date: 14th century 1. existing in a natural state and unaltered by cooking or processing < crude oil > 2. archaic unripe, immature …

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  • 20 crude — crude1 [ krud ] adjective * 1. ) made using very simple methods or materials: BASIC: a crude home made bomb a ) not exact or accurate, but often good enough for a particular purpose 2. ) crude words or actions are offensive because they refer to… …

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