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common item

[¦käm·ən ¦ī·dəm]
(ordnance)
Piece of equipment or materiel of supply, used or procured by more than one technical service.
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Common item: an item that has multiple applications versus a single or peculiar application.
A and B are transformation coefficients derived from the common item parameters, and there are four popular methods for computing them (Hanson & Beguin, 2002).
There are statistically significant differences in item calibration of the tests that needed to be equated between the referenced and the common calibration when the common item design is used with different sample sizes.
Coins are the most common item found in children's esophagi.
Jeans are the most common item of unworn clothes, with 88 per cent saying they own at least one pair that they would never be seen out in.
Sofa specialist Plumbs says the average sofa has pounds 1.67 down its back - making money the most common item found behind seats.
These measures, available as part of easyCBM[TM], an online progress monitoring assessment system, were developed in 2008 and administered to approximately 2800 students from schools across the United States in March through June of 2009 using a common item design to allow all items to be estimated on the same scale within each grade level.
These measures, available as part of easyCBM [TM], an online progress monitoring assessment system, were developed in 2008 and administered to approximately 2800 students from schools across the United States in March through June of 2009 using a common item design to allow all items to be estimated on the same scale within each grade level.
Cigarette stubs have also increased steadily since 1994 and are now the eighth most common item, with the potential to climb even higher as smoking moves outdoors.
Money is the most common item stolen abroad, followed by cameras, video equipment, clothes, jewellery and credit cards.
Under the common item equating design, anchor item selection is a critical process and is typically scrutinized against a set of guidelines for selection.
The most common item people admitted leaving behind was their passport;