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The prioritization of inventory by volume. 













	
	
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Cube - Interior volume of a truck body, semitrailer or trailer, measured in cubic feet. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Cubic Capacity - Interior volume of a truck body, semitrailer or trailer, measured in cubic feet. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Displacement (1) - Sum of the volumes swept by an engine's pistons as they travel up and down in their cylinders. Based upon bore (diameter of cylinder) and stroke (distance traveled by piston). Expressed in liters or cubic inches. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Interactive Electronic Technical Manual - An interactive, intelligent access environment for large volumes of graphical and text-based technical information. It provides a complete electronic technical manual that is linked to text, drawings, photographs, [video] and fault isolation procedures. [MIL-M-87268] National Security Industrial Association. "CALS Expo '93, Proceedings and Reference". Acronym: IETM Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Magnetic Tape - Magnetic tape is the preferred physical medium for delivery of technical data in digital form because it is a mature, stable technology that is able to handle the large volumes of data typically involved in a major weapon system acquisition. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Department of Defense, United States Government "Military Handbook 59-B", 1993

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Piston Displacement - Sum of the volumes swept by an engine's pistons as they travel up and down in their cylinders. Based upon bore (diameter of cylinder) and stroke (distance traveled by piston). Expressed in liters or cubic inches. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Quota Restrictions - Restraints upon trade which limit the volume of exports into a country, abolished within the EC by 1968, and removed in many of the international agreements to which the EC is party. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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VISIMAR - Visualization and Simulation of Marine environmental Processes, an Voluntary Export Restraints (VERs). Bilateral agreement between the EC and other countries where the latter voluntarily agree to limit the volume of their exports to the EC of particular products. Acronym: VISIMAR Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Volume - The rate of movement or flow of goods, services, money, or people.

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