feedstock

or feed stock

[ feed-stok ]
/ ˈfidˌstɒk /

noun

raw material for processing or manufacturing industry.

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Origin of feedstock

First recorded in 1930–35; feed + stock
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  • Then he suggested an improvement to the feedstock pump that increased the mean time between failures by a couple hours.

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British Dictionary definitions for feedstock

feedstock
/ (ˈfiːdˌstɒk) /

noun

the main raw material used in the manufacture of a product
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