1. [Adjective]: not treated with heat to prepare it for eating

2. [Noun]: informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"

3. brutally unfair or harsh; "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal"

4. unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

5. devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure; "naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power"

6. not processed or refined; "raw sewage"

7. (used informally) completely unclothed

8. 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"

9. inflamed and painful; "his throat was raw"; "had a sore throat"

10. having the surface exposed and painful; "a raw wound"

11. untempered and unrefined; "raw talent"; "raw beauty"

12. not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"

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