feedwater

or feed wa·ter

[ feed-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈfidˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /

noun

water to be supplied to a boiler from a tank or condenser for conversion into steam.

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Origin of feedwater

First recorded in 1860–65; feed + water
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British Dictionary definitions for feedwater

feedwater
/ (ˈfiːdˌwɔːtə) /

noun

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