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bill of materials

noun [C]
 
 
(plural bills of materials) (written abbreviation BOM)
PRODUCTION a document showing a list of all the materials and parts that are needed to produce something: The most expensive piece in the product's bill of materials is the touch-sensitive display.
PROPERTY →  bill of quantities: The architect's plan needs a bill of materials, a schedule, planning permissions, and a budget.
(Definition of bill of materials from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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