Definitions for raw material

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

raw′ mate′rial(n.)

  1. material before being processed or manufactured into a final form.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raw material, staple(noun)

    material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. raw material(noun)ɔ

    sth basic that is needed to make sth

    the raw materials for building a house


  1. raw material(Noun)

    A material in its unprocessed, natural state considered usable for manufacture.

  2. raw material(Noun)

    Any input to a factory or other installation which processes it.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

raw material(noun)

material before being processed or manufactured; material in its natural state such as iron and coal.

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