feed water

feedwater

[feed-waw-ter, -wot-er]
noun
water to be supplied to a boiler from a tank or condenser for conversion into steam.
Also, feed water.


Origin:
1860–65; feed + water

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feedwater (ˈfiːdˌwɔːtə)
 
n
water, previously purified to prevent scale deposit or corrosion, that is fed to boilers for steam generation

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