The unit used to quantify an item, for example length, mass, volume, area, number etc. Some materials may be sold by weight, while others may be sold by volume, but whichever convention is adopted, transactions will be more efficient if both buyer and seller adopt the same unit of measure. See also Unit of Sale.« Back to Glossary Index
Unit of Measure
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