feedwater

or feed wa·ter

[feed-waw-ter, -wot-er]

Origin of feedwater

First recorded in 1860–65; feed + water
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feedwater

noun
  1. water, previously purified to prevent scale deposit or corrosion, that is fed to boilers for steam generation
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