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{adj: bare-assed, bare-ass, in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, raw, peeled, naked as a jaybird, stark naked} (used informally) completely unclothed

{adj: basic, introductory} serving as a base or starting point
"a basic course in Russian"
"basic training for raw recruits"
"a set of basic tools"
"an introductory art course"

{adj: bleak, cutting, raw} unpleasantly cold and damp
"bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

{adj: cooked} having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
<-> raw

{adj: crude, raw} not processed or subjected to analysis
"raw data"
"the raw cost of production"
"only the crude vital statistics"

{adj: drizzling} (of rain) falling lightly in very small drops
"a raw drizzing rain"

{adj: fortuitous} occurring by happy chance
"profits were enhanced by a fortuitous drop in the cost of raw materials"

{adj: naked, raw} devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure
"naked ambition"
"raw fury"
"you may kill someone someday with your raw power"

{adj: natural, raw, rude} (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
"natural yogurt"
"natural produce"
"raw wool"
"raw sugar"
"bales of rude cotton"

{adj: putrid} in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor
"horrible like raw and putrid flesh"- Somerset Maugham

{adj: raw, new} lacking training or experience
"the new men were eager to fight"
"raw recruits"

{adj: raw, unsanded} used of wood and furniture
"raw wood"

{adj: raw} brutally unfair or harsh
"received raw treatment from his friends"
"a raw deal"

{adj: raw} having the surface exposed and painful
"a raw wound"

{adj: raw} not processed or refined
"raw sewage"

{adj: raw} not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
<-> cooked

{adj: raw} untempered and unrefined
"raw talent"
"raw beauty"

{adj: rheumy} moist, damp, wet (especially of air)
"the raw and theumy damp of night air"

{adj: sensitive, sore, raw, tender} hurting
"the tender spot on his jaw"

{adj: thrown, thrown and twisted} twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread
"thrown silk is raw silk that has been twisted and doubled into yarn"

{n: Caesar salad} typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg

{n: Eskimo, Esquimau, Inuit} a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people')

{n: Grimes' golden} yellow apple that ripens in late autumn; eaten raw

{n: Hygrophorus tennesseensis} a fungus having a brownish sticky cap with a white margin and white gills and an odor of raw potatoes

{n: Jerusalem artichoke, sunchoke} sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips

{n: Jonathan} red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw

{n: McIntosh} early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United States; primarily eaten raw but suitable for applesauce

{n: Spanish onion} large mild and succulent onion; often eaten raw

{n: Stayman Winesap} crisp tart apple; good for eating raw and suitable for cooking

{n: beefsteak fungus, Fistulina hepatica} a popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States

{n: bluepoint, blue point} oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast; usually eaten raw

{n: borage, tailwort, Borago officinalis} hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach

{n: buttermilk} residue from making butter from sour raw milk; or pasteurized milk curdled by adding a culture

{n: carambola, star fruit} deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert

{n: carrot stick} a stick of carrot eaten raw

{n: catalysis, contact action} acceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction
"of the top 50 commodity chemicals, 30 are created directly by catalysis and another 6 are made from raw materials that are catalytically produced"

{n: celery, cultivated celery, Apium graveolens dulce} widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked

{n: celery} stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning

{n: celtuce} leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked

{n: cherrystone, cherrystone clam} small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino

{n: clabber} raw milk that has soured and thickened

{n: common purslane, pussley, pusly, verdolagas, Portulaca oleracea} weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan

{n: cotton gin, gin} a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers

{n: cotton, cotton fiber, cotton wool} soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state

{n: creating from raw materials} the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it

{n: crudites} raw vegetables cut into bite-sized strips and served with a dip

{n: demerara} a light brown raw cane sugar from Guyana

{n: eating apple, dessert apple} an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
<-> cooking apple

{n: fabrication, manufacture} the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
"the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"
"an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"
"manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"

{n: feedstock} the raw material that is required for some industrial process

{n: fennel, Florence fennel, finocchio} aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads

{n: fish} the flesh of fish used as food
"in Japan most fish is eaten raw"
"after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"
"they have a chef who specializes in fish"

{n: forcemeat, farce} mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs

{n: gobbet} a lump or chunk of raw meat

{n: head cabbage} any of several varieties of cabbage having a large compact globular head; may be steamed or boiled or stir-fried or used raw in coleslaw

{n: honey mushroom, honey fungus, Armillariella mellea} a honey-colored edible mushroom commonly associated with the roots of trees in late summer and fall; do not eat raw

{n: inventory} (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods

{n: lima bean} broad flat beans simmered gently; never eaten raw

{n: littleneck, littleneck clam} a quahog when young and small; usually eaten raw; an important food popular in New York

{n: omophagia} the eating of raw food

{n: opisthorchiasis} infestation with flukes obtained from eating raw fish; common in eastern Asia

{n: pongee} a soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation)

{n: production cost} combined costs of raw material and labor incurred in producing goods

{n: radish, Raphanus sativus} Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw

{n: radish, daikon, Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus} radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked

{n: raw beauty} beauty that is stark and powerfully impressive

{n: raw data} unanalyzed data; data not yet subjected to analysis

{n: raw deal} unfair treatment

{n: raw material, staple} material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing

{n: raw meat} uncooked meat

{n: raw milk} unpasteurized milk

{n: raw recruit} an inexperienced and untrained recruit

{n: raw sienna} a yellowish-brown pigment made from untreated sienna

{n: raw talent} powerfully impressive talent

{n: raw umber} greenish brown pigment

{n: raw vegetable, rabbit food} an uncooked vegetable

{n: raw weather} unpleasantly cold and damp weather

{n: raw wood} wood that is not finished or painted

{n: raw wool} wool in its natural condition; not refined or processed

{n: raw wound} a wound that exposes subcutaneous tissue

{n: raw, altogether, birthday suit} informal terms for nakedness
"in the raw"
"in the altogether"
"in his birthday suit"

{n: sashimi} very thinly sliced raw fish

{n: serger} a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch

{n: sericulture} raising silkworms in order to obtain raw silk

{n: sericulture} the production of raw silk by raising silkworms

{n: sericulturist} a producer of raw silk

{n: sewage farm} a farm that is irrigated and fertilized with raw sewage

{n: sore throat, pharyngitis, raw throat} inflammation of the fauces and pharynx

{n: spinach} dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads

{n: staple, staple fiber, staple fibre} a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
"staple fibers vary widely in length"

{n: steak tartare, tartar steak, cannibal mound} ground beef mixed with raw egg and e.g. onions and capers and anchovies; eaten raw

{n: sushi} rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed

{n: synthetic resin} a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics

{n: tank furnace} furnace into one end of which a batch of measured raw materials is shoveled and from the other end molten glass is obtained

{n: vertical integration, vertical combination} absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution

{n: wasabi} the thick green root of the wasabi plant that the Japanese use in cooking and that tastes like strong horseradish; in powder or paste form it is often eaten with raw fish

{n: whey} watery part of milk produced when raw milk sours and coagulates
"Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating some curds and whey"

{n: willow} a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers

{n: yam bean, Pachyrhizus erosus} Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils

{n: yellowish brown, raw sienna, buff, caramel, caramel brown} a medium to dark tan color

{v: beneficiate} process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction

{v: create from raw material, create from raw stuff} make from scratch

{v: erupt, recrudesce, break out} become raw or open
"He broke out in hives"
"My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"
"Such boils tend to recrudesce"

{v: foul, befoul, defile, maculate} spot, stain, or pollute
"The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"

{v: intensify, deepen} become more intense
"The debate intensified"
"His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

{v: stomach} bear to eat
"He cannot stomach raw fish"

{v: swallow, get down} pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
"Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"

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