or feed wa·ter
- water to be supplied to a boiler from a tank or condenser for conversion into steam.
Origin of feedwater
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The temperature of the feedwater was 47 degrees; it should, in our opinion, have been heated, but we waive this point.
- water, previously purified to prevent scale deposit or corrosion, that is fed to boilers for steam generation