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.
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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.
Contract notice: Unit of issue VE 1-0425 Medical gases.