raw material

  

Definition

Basic substance in its natural, modified, or semi-processed state, used as an input to a production process for subsequent modification or transformation into a finished good.

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  • We had a lot of raw material to work with and we had a lot of time in which to work with it and make something meaningful.

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  • You need to always be able to get your hands on any raw material that is needed to make all of your product.

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  • Developers continue to experiment with various raw materials in an effort to create new fabrics and threads designed to help reduce production costs and environmental waste.

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