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The raw materials— tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold—were dubbed “conflict minerals.”

In theory, having suppliers of raw materials and components compete for your business is a great way of keeping down costs.

Workers there could turn raw materials into a completed Model T in 41 hours.

But policies and cheap raw materials are useless if businesses fail to take advantage of them.

The more production rises, the better deal a manufacturer gets on raw materials and components.

Auxiliary industries, accessories and raw materials have fallen back.

This was the first step in the conservation of raw materials by their manufacture near the source of supply.

The workers must have tools; also they must have access to the land and the sources of raw materials.

He is able to buy anything he pleases, whether raw materials or finished products.

The raw materials and the auxiliary substances of industry were in many cases raised in price.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to raw material, such as: basic material, grist, organic matter, primal matter, resources, and staple.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.