Feedstock definition

fēdstŏk
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Raw material or fuel required for an industrial process.
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Raw material for industrial processing; often, specif., any of various petroleum products used in making petrochemicals and gasoline.
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Any bulk raw material constituting the principal input for an industrial process.

Bio-materials may be substituted for petrochemical feedstocks as petroleum prices rise.

The filtered extract of the mash is the feedstock for the fermenter.

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feedstock
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feedstocks