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feedwater

[feed-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈfidˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/
noun
1.
water to be supplied to a boiler from a tank or condenser for conversion into steam.
Also, feed water.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; feed + water
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  • Distilled boiler feedwater shore infrastructure and effects.
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feedwater

/ˈfiːdˌwɔːtə/
noun
1.
water, previously purified to prevent scale deposit or corrosion, that is fed to boilers for steam generation
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