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  Words related to crude

Related / Similar Words: petroleum, crude oil, rock oil, fossil oil, raw, coarse, earthy, gross, vulgar, primitive, rude, unrefined, unprocessed, rough

 

Definition:
  • a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons;
  • not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics";
  • 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";
  • 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 mo;
  • not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil";
  • not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry";

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    Hyponyms: residual oil, resid

     

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