raw


raw
raw [rô]
adj.
[ME rawe < OE hreaw, akin to Ger roh < IE base * kreu-, clotted blood, bloody flesh > L crusta, lit., congealed blood: see CRUDE, CRUEL]
1. not cooked
2. in its natural condition; not changed by art, dilution, manufacture, aging, etc. [raw wool, raw whiskey]
3. not processed, edited, interpreted, etc. [raw data]
4. not yet processed, cleaned, etc. as by chemical treatment; untreated [raw sewage]
5. inexperienced; not yet developed or trained [a raw recruit]
6. with the skin rubbed or torn off; sore and inflamed [a raw cut]
7. uncomfortably cold and damp; bleak [a raw wind ]
8.
a) brutal or coarse in frankness
b) indecent; bawdy
9. Informal harsh or unfair [a raw deal]
n.
Rare a raw or inflamed spot on the body
a raw or inflamed spot on the body
——————
in the raw
1. in the natural state; without cultivation, refinement, etc.
2. naked; nude
rawly
adv.
rawness
n.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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