Raw vs Sore - What's the difference?

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As an abbreviation raw

is (games) the rules as written: the actual rules appearing in the rulebook, as opposed to house rules, or as opposed to the rules that might have been intended (in the event of a mistake in the rulebook).

As a noun sore is

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raw

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Of food: not cooked.
  • Not treated or processed (of materials, products etc.); in a natural state, unrefined, unprocessed.
  • Having had the skin removed or abraded; chafed, tender; exposed, lacerated.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=7 citation , passage=‘Children crawled over each other like little grey worms in the gutters,’ he said. ‘The only red things about them were their buttocks and they were raw . Their faces looked as if snails had slimed on them and their mothers were like great sick beasts whose byres had never been cleared. […]’}}
  • New or inexperienced.
  • Crude in quality; rough, uneven, unsophisticated.
  • Of data, statistics etc: uncorrected, without analysis.
  • * 2010 , "Under the volcano", (The Economist), 16 Oct 2010:
  • What makes Mexico worrying is not just the raw numbers but the power of the cartels over society.
  • Of weather: unpleasantly damp or cold.
  • a raw wind
  • * Shakespeare
  • a raw and gusty day
  • (obsolete) Not covered; bare; bald.
  • * Spenser
  • with scull all raw

    Synonyms

    * See also * (without a condom)

    Derived terms

    * (l)

    Adverb

    (head)
  • (slang) Without a condom.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (sugar refining, sugar trade) An unprocessed sugar; a batch of such.
  • * 1800 , Louisiana Sugar Planters' Association, Lousiana Sugar Chemists' Association, American Cane Growers' Association, The Louisiana Planter and Sugar Manufacturer , Volume 22, page 287,
  • With the recent advance in London yellow crystals, however, the disproportion of the relative value of these two kinds has been considerably reduced, and a better demand for crystallized raws should consequently occur.
  • * 1921 , , The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry , Volume 13, Part 1, page 149,
  • Early in the year the raws were melted to about 20 Brix in order to facilitate filtration.
  • * 1939 , The Commercial and Financial Chronicle , Volume 148, Part 2, page 2924,
  • The world sugar contract closed 1 to 3 points net higher, with sales of only 36 lots. London raws sold at 8s. 4½d., and futures there were unchanged to 3d. higher.

    Anagrams

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    sore

    English

    (wikipedia sore)

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Causing pain or discomfort; painfully sensitive.
  • Her feet were sore from walking so far.
  • Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
  • * Tillotson
  • Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy.
  • Dire; distressing.
  • The school was in sore need of textbooks, theirs having been ruined in the flood.
  • (informal) Feeling animosity towards someone; annoyed or angered.
  • Joe was sore at Bob for beating him at checkers.
  • (obsolete) Criminal; wrong; evil.
  • (Shakespeare)

    Derived terms

    * sight for sore eyes * sorely * soreness * sore point

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (lb) Very, excessively, extremely (of something bad).
  • :
  • *
  • *:Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill. Ikey the blacksmith had forged us a spearhead after a sketch from a picture of a Greek warrior; and a rake-handle served as a shaft.
  • Sorely.
  • *1919 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Jungle Tales of Tarzan
  • *:[… they] were often sore pressed to follow the trail at all, and at best were so delayed that in the afternoon of the second day, they still had not overhauled the fugitive.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An injured, infected, inflamed or diseased patch of skin.
  • They put ointment and a bandage on the sore .
  • Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • I see plainly where his sore lies.
  • A group of ducks on land. (See also: sord).
  • A young hawk or falcon in its first year.
  • A young buck in its fourth year.
  • Verb

  • mutilate the legs or feet of (a horse) in order to induce a particular gait in the animal.
  • Derived terms

    * soring

    See also

    * blister * lesion * ulcer

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