feedstock

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feedstock (plural feedstocks)

  1. 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.
    • 2009, M.S.Vassiliou, Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry, page 5
      In 2006, about 6 percent of the world's crude oil production was used in non-energy applications, primarily as a petrochemical feedstock.

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