from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Raw material required for an industrial process.

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  • n. Any bulk raw material constituting the principal input for an industrial process.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the raw material that is required for some industrial process


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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • But which hold the most promise for expanding the biodiesel industry's immediate and long-term feedstock needs?

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  • On your question relative to Saudi Arabia and feedstock for our ethylene cracker, I can tell you we do have a long-term feedstock arrangement that underpins that investment.

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  • WET's business model includes the development of BCB coal upgrading facilities in 1,000,000 ton per annum modules at mine-site or other strategic locations, individually or by way of joint venture, incorporating long-term feedstock coal supply agreements with owners of significant low rank coal deposits.

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  • But the company’s method solves that problem because ethanol could be made locally from whatever feedstock is available, Tobey said.

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  • This so-called feedstock is fed into centrifuges at another central site: the Natanz enrichment facility.

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  • For instance, the system could be used to turn seaweed into a source also called a feedstock for other biofuels, which could

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  • However, vortex pyrolysis requires very small particles of feedstock, which is costly and inefficient, because grinding of the feedstock into fine powders requires considerable amounts of energy. Notable Patent Applications - 05/06/2010

  • The raw materials, called feedstock, can be grown specifically for fuel purposes or can be derived from existing sources such as agricultural residue or municipal garbage.

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