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cruder, comparative; crudest, superlative;
  1. In a natural or raw state; not yet processed or refined
    • - crude oil
  2. (of figures) Not adjusted or corrected
    • - the crude mortality rate
  3. (of an estimate or guess) Likely to be only approximately accurate

  4. Constructed in a rudimentary or makeshift way
    • - a relatively crude nuclear weapon
  5. (of an action) Showing little finesse or subtlety and as a result unlikely to succeed
    • - the measure was condemned by economists as crude and ill-conceived
  6. (of language, behavior, or a person) Offensively coarse or rude, esp. in relation to sexual matters
    • - a crude joke
  1. Natural petroleum
    • - the ship was carrying 80,000 tons of crude

  1. not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
  2. petroleum: a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
  3. 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"
  4. unrefined: not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"
  5. 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"
  6. blunt: devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
  7. not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"
  8. (crudely) in a crude or unrefined manner; "he was crudely bold"
  9. (crudity) crudeness: a wild or unrefined state
  10. (crudity) crudeness: an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement; "the whole town was famous for its crudeness"
  11. Crude (2007) is a 90-minute long feature documentary made by Australian filmmaker Richard Smith attempting to explain the links between formation, extraction and refining as well the link between geology and economy. ...
  12. Crude (2009) is an American documentary directed and produced by Joe Berlinger. It follows a two year portion of an ongoing class action lawsuit against the Chevron Corporation in Ecuador. ...
  13. Crude is the first studio album from Shetland based band Bongshang.
  14. Any substance in its natural state; Crude oil; Being in a natural state; Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made; Lacking concealing elements; Lacking tact or taste; Being in an unanalyzed form; Immature or unripe
  15. (crudity) The state of being crude; A crude act or characteristic; Indigestion; undigested food in the stomach; badly-concocted humours
  16. Unrefined oil directly from the reservoir.
  17. Crude rates do not take a . country's age structure into account. Thus, for example, the crude death rate of a developed country may be higher than a developing one due to the higher proportion of old people.
  18. concerned with toilet humour, scatological references, coarse sexual innuendo, or degrading dialogue or actions
  19. Large pieces of abrasive in an ingot form (after furnacing) or after primary crushing.
  20. means crude antimony trioxide, typically 82.5% antimony metal contained. The desirable mineral is senarmontite. This can be refumed directly to “finished” oxide or converted to metal, or sold directly as a feed for other plants. It is typically an off-white color (gray or light brown).
  21. Refers to raw data on mortality rates.  In particular it is not ‘graduated’ or smoothed
  22. Raw. Not prepared or refined. Lacking grace, tact or taste. Uncultured.
  23. "@#$%*! I've struck oil," said Tom crudely.
  24. Not carefully or skillfully made; rudimentary; unfinished; makeshift; rough
  25. Crude coins are produced under challenging conditions and/or without benefit of modern coin milling technology and quality control. Crude coins often exhibit low-quality engraving, poor strikes, planchet flaws, off-center strikes or rotated reverses, etc. ...