feed (something) back into (something)

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feed (something) back into (something)

To try to re-insert something into a machine. Good luck feeding that paper back into the printer—that thing seems to have a mind of its own!
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feed something back into something

to return something back to where it came. I tried to feed the stamps back into the machine, but, of course, they wouldn't go. The machine made too many boxes, but you can't feed them back into it!
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Clearly that provided a window for recent mortgage buyers to refinance, feeding back into the convexity hedging loop as issuers scrambled to cover lost duration.
At least two other supplier offer gravimetric fluff/pellet proportioning systems: HydReclaim Corp., Fenton, Mich., offers its Model 470 Integrated Fluff/Pellet Weight/Loss Blending system; and Brampton Engineering Inc., Brampton, Ontario (represented by Polynetics Inc., Atlanta), sells a system that gravimetrically blends pellets and separately weighs and meters fluff before feeding back into the extruder.