feedstock

or feed stock

[ feed-stok ]
/ ˈfidˌstɒk /
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noun

raw material for processing or manufacturing industry.

Nearby words

  1. feeding bottle,
  2. feeding cup,
  3. feeding frenzy,
  4. feeding tube,
  5. feedlot,
  6. feedstuff,
  7. feedthrough,
  8. feedwater,
  9. feel,
  10. feel bad

Origin of feedstock

First recorded in 1930–35; feed + stock

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Examples from the Web for feedstock

  • Then he suggested an improvement to the feedstock pump that increased the mean time between failures by a couple hours.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for feedstock

feedstock

/ (ˈfiːdˌstɒk) /

noun

the main raw material used in the manufacture of a product
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