Crude vs Roast - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between crude and roast

is that crude is being in a natural state while roast is having been cooked by roasting.

As nouns the difference between crude and roast

is that crude is any substance in its natural state while roast is a cut of meat suited to roasting.

As a verb roast is

(transitive|or|intransitive|or|ergative) to cook food by heating in an oven or over a fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance.

crude

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Being in a natural state.
  • crude oil
  • Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.
  • a crude shelter
  • Lacking concealing elements.
  • a crude truth
  • Lacking tact or taste.
  • a crude remark
  • (statistics) Being in an unanalyzed form.
  • crude data
  • (archaic) Immature or unripe.
  • (lb) pertaining to the uninflected stem of a word
  • Synonyms

    * (being in a natural state) raw, unrefined, unprocessed * (characterized by simplicity) primitive, rough, rude, rudimentary * (lacking concealing elements) obvious, plain, unadorned, undisguised * (lacking tact or taste) blunt, coarse, earthy, gross, stark, uncultivated, vulgar * raw * See'' immature''' ''or'' ' unripe * See also

    Antonyms

    * (being in a natural state) refined, processed

    Derived terms

    * crudeness * crude oil * crude material * crude form/crudeform

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any substance in its natural state.
  • Crude oil.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Yesterday’s fuel , passage=The dawn of the oil age was fairly recent. Although the stuff was used to waterproof boats in the Middle East 6,000 years ago, extracting it in earnest began only in 1859 after an oil strike in Pennsylvania. The first barrels of crude fetched $18 (around $450 at today’s prices).}}

    Derived terms

    * syncrude

    Anagrams

    * ----

    roast

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (transitive, or, intransitive, or, ergative) To cook food by heating in an oven or over a fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance.
  • to roast meat on a spit
  • To cook by surrounding with hot embers, ashes, sand, etc.
  • to roast a potato in ashes
  • * Francis Bacon
  • In eggs boiled and roasted there is scarce difference to be discerned.
  • (transitive, or, intransitive, or, ergative) To process by drying through exposure to sun or artificial heat
  • Coffee beans need roasting before use.
    to roast chestnuts or peanuts
  • To heat to excess; to heat violently; to burn.
  • * Shakespeare
  • roasted in wrath and fire
  • (figuratively) To admonish someone vigorously
  • I’m late home for the fourth time this week; my mate will really roast me this time.
  • (figuratively) To subject to bantering, severely criticize, sometimes as a comedy routine.
  • The class clown enjoys being roasted by mates as well as staff.
  • (metalworking) To dissipate by heat the volatile parts of, as ores.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (to cook) bake, boil, broil, fry, grill, poach, toast

    Derived terms

    * roasting ear * roasting jack

    Noun

  • (en noun)
  • A cut of meat suited to roasting
  • A meal consisting of roast foods.
  • The degree to which something, especially coffee, is roasted.
  • Dark roast''' means that the coffee bean has been roasted to a higher temperature and for a longer period of time than in light '''roast .
  • (Originally fraternal) A comical event where a person is subjected to verbal attack, yet may be praised by sarcasm and jokes.
  • Derived terms

    * nut roast

    Adjective

    (-)
  • having been cooked by roasting
  • (figuratively) subjected to roasting, bantered, severely criticized
  • See also

    * barbecue * chargrill * grill * joint * roasties