stock-keeping unit

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stock-keeping unit definition

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(SKU) /skyoo/ (rarely seen expanded) A common term for a unique numeric identifier, typically in a database. Originally this was used only for products, but has spread in usage.
Compare with UID for sense development.
(1998-09-27)

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