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Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Raw material used in biological, chemical or industrial processing, and converted to other products.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Scope Note
Use for the raw material used in industrial processing which is converted to other products; for foodstuffs used to feed livestock and other animals, USE feeds.
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Used For
feed stocks
Broader Term
raw materials
Narrower Term
Related Term
processing chemistry
synthetic fuels
materia básica
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