unit of issue


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unit of issue

In its special storage meaning, refers to the quantity of an item; as each number, dozen, gallon, pair, pound, ream, set, yard. Usually termed unit of issue to distinguish from "unit price." See also unit.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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When ordering these NSNs, the unit of issue is board feet (BF).
The only difference is the unit of issue. Instead of 5-ft, 5-in, you'll only get one foot.