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common item

1. Any item of materiel that is required for use by more than one activity.
2. Sometimes loosely used to denote any consumable item except repair parts or other technical items.
3. Any item of materiel that is procured for, owned by (Service stock), or used by any Military Department of the Department of Defense and is also required to be furnished to a recipient country under the grant-aid Military Assistance Program.
4. Readily available commercial items.
5. Items used by two or more Military Services of similar manufacture or fabrication that may vary between the Services as to color or shape (as vehicles or clothing).
6. Any part or component that is required in the assembly of two or more complete end-items.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Plants and bulbs are the most common item on garden-upgrade shopping lists, while gardening tools, outdoor furniture, barbecues and bird feeders are also among popular items.
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