item definition

item definition

(1) In a questionnaire or form to be completed in a clinical trial, the specification of a question and the format and semantics of the response. 
(2) Formal specification of the properties of an item or field of data in an eClinical trial.
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Each item definition includes all the design information for an object, including its shape, identification and properties, if any.
28) The ACO should use reasonable business judgment to determine if a subcontract item complies with the commercial item definition.
FAR Part 36 transactions are excluded from commercial item coverage, notwithstanding the fact that construction/A&E services meet the commercial item definition.
However, the agent concluded, and the Service concurred, that the tenfold increase in pooled inventory was an increase only in the quantity of less expensive jewelry compared to more expensive jewelry, both of which the taxpayer carried at the time it changed its method of accounting for LIFO in fiscal year 2: A change in the degree to which certain items are carried in inventory did not constitute a "factual change related to Taxpayer's existing item definition.
The new item definition identifies a hospital visit with multiple inputs as a single item; the current definition treats each input to a visit as a separate item.
To simplify LIFO inventory calculations, many companies use a broad item definition that computes a single item cost for a group of related items (see Example 2).
Item definition (the process of determining whether specific inventory goods are similar enough to be grouped together as an item) is subjective in nature and often a source of controversy between the IRS and taxpayers.