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Definitions of crude:

  • noun:   a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
  • adjective:   not carefully or expertly made
    Example: "Managed to make a crude splint"
  • adjective:   not processed or subjected to analysis
    Example: "Only the crude vital statistics"
  • adjective:   belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness
    Example: "The crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"
  • adjective:   conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    Example: "A crude joke"
  • adjective:   not refined or processed
    Example: "Crude oil"


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