Definition of raised
1a : done in reliefb : having a nap
2 : leavened with yeast rather than with baking powder or baking soda
Examples of raised in a Sentence
a plaque with raised lettering
due to raised levels of mercury in the water, there is a warning against eating the local shrimp
Recent Examples of raised from the Web
University of Miami architecture students erected a tent on a raised wooden platform as a pilot project, but only one was built.
Organic amendments can be added to heavy clay soils before planting or the hibiscus can be planted in a raised bed.
In the Gator Tech Smart House, a project at the University of Florida, architects used a raised floor and hollow crown molding (to hold wires).
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First Known Use of raised
RAISED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of raised for English Language Learners
: higher than the surrounding area or surface
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