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Definition of "feedstock" []

  • Raw material required for an industrial process. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "feedstock" in a sentence
  • "As they point out, ethanol has the nasty problems of being really expensive in terms of how much feedstock is needed to produce it, and of being really corrosive to the pipeline infrastructure we have in place already for gasoline."
  • "The decision by the chairman of the Alberta Energy Marketing Commission to deny equal status to Petrosar Canada, of Sarnia, to feedstock from the Province of Alberta constitutes just such a threat."
  • "But which hold the most promise for expanding the biodiesel industry's immediate and long-term feedstock needs?"