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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 raw /ˈrɔ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Raw a. [Compar. Rawer superl. Rawest.]
 1. Not altered from its natural state; not prepared by the action of heat; as, raw sienna; specifically, not cooked; not changed by heat to a state suitable for eating; not done; as, raw meat.
 2. Hence: Unprepared for use or enjoyment; immature; unripe; unseasoned; inexperienced; unpracticed; untried; as, raw soldiers; a raw recruit.
    Approved himself to the raw judgment of the multitude.   --De Quincey.
 3. Not worked in due form; in the natural state; untouched by art; unwrought. Specifically: (a) Not distilled; as, raw water. [Obs.] --Bacon. (b) Not spun or twisted; as, raw silk or cotton. (c) Not mixed or diluted; as, raw spirits. (d) Not tried; not melted and strained; as, raw tallow. (e) Not tanned; as, raw hides. (f) Not trimmed, covered, or folded under; as, the raw edge of a piece of metal or of cloth.
 4. Not covered; bare. Specifically: (a) Bald. [Obs.] “With skull all raw.”  --Spenser (b) Deprived of skin; galled; as, a raw sore. (c) Sore, as if by being galled.
 And all his sinews waxen weak and raw
 Through long imprisonment.   --Spenser.
 5. Disagreeably damp or cold; chilly; bleak; as, a raw wind. “A raw and gusty day.”
 Raw material, material that has not been subjected to a (specified) process of manufacture; as, ore is the raw material used in smelting; leather is the raw material of the shoe industry.
 Raw pig, cast iron as it comes from the smelting furnace.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Raw, n. A raw, sore, or galled place; a sensitive spot; as, to touch one on the raw.
    Like savage hackney coachmen, they know where there is a raw.   --De Quincey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (used especially of commodities) in the natural unprocessed
             condition; "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw
             wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton" [syn: natural,
              raw(a), rude(a)]
      2: having the surface exposed and painful; "a raw wound"
      3: not treated with heat to prepare it for eating [ant: cooked]
      4: not processed or refined; "raw sewage"
      5: devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and
         pure; "naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone
         someday with your raw power" [syn: naked]
      6: brutally unfair or harsh; "received raw treatment from his
         friends"; "a raw deal"
      7: not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw
         cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"
         [syn: crude]
      8: untempered and unrefined; "raw talent"; "raw beauty"
      9: unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North
         Atlantic" [syn: bleak, cutting]
      10: inflamed and painful; "his throat was raw"; "had a sore
          throat" [syn: sore]
      11: used of wood and furniture; "raw wood" [syn: raw(a), unsanded]
      12: lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to
          fight"; "raw recruits"; "he was still wet behind the ears
          when he shipped as a hand on a merchant vessel" [syn: new,
           wet behind the ears(p)]
      13: (used informally) completely unclothed [syn: bare-assed, bare-ass,
           in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, peeled,
           naked as a jaybird, stark naked]
      n : informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the
          altogether"; "in his birthday suit" [syn: altogether, birthday