bill of materials (BOM)


Definitions (2)

1.A list of materials required by a contractor to complete a contract, or by a supplier or vendor to complete an order.
2.A list of all raw materials, parts, intermediates, subassemblies, etc., (with their quantities and description) required to construct, overhaul, or repair something. See also bill of quantities.

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  • Several days before the foundation of house was to be laid, the contractor requested a bill of materials from his supervisor so he'd know what to expect from the project.

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  • There was a bill of materials that had to be fulfilled, otherwise the deal would not work for everyone involved.

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  • Jo Bob Riley waved the bill of materials in the drivers face, and gestured disparagingly at the back of the truck: short by two pallets and five crates.

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