from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An unprocessed natural product used in manufacture.
- noun Unprocessed material of any kind.
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- noun A material in its
unprocessed, natural state considered usable for manufacture.
- noun figuratively Any
inputto a factory or other installation which processesit.
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- noun material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing
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