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Measurement purpose qualifier
UN/CEFACT Revision 1998A Code List

Repr:an..3
Desc:Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
This table also occurs in the following versions of this standard:
D00A, D00B, D01A, D01B, D01C, D02A, D02B, D03A, D03B, D04A, D04B, D93A, D94A, D94B, D95A, D95B, D96A, D96B, D97A, D97B, D98A, D98B, D99A, D99B

AAALine item measurement
Line item measurement specified by the Food and Drug Administration.
AACRetail container size
Size of a retail container in terms of volume.
AADOther US Government agency application
Description to be provided.
AAEMeasurement
[6314] Value of the measured unit.
AAFCustoms line item measurement
The measurement of a consignment or part for customs purpose.
AAGPercentage of alcohol (by volume)
The measurement of the percentage of alcohol by volume.
AAHDimensions total weight
Description to be provided.
AAIItem weight
Weight at line item level.
AAJVisa quantity
Measurement reportable for visaed merchandise.
AAKLicence (quantity deducted)
Quantity to be written off from the total license amount.
AALCargo loaded
Total tonnage of cargo loaded onto the conveyance.
AAMCargo discharged
Total tonnage of cargo unloaded from the conveyance.
AANWeight of conveyance
Tonnage of conveyance.
AAOConveyance summer dead weight
Registered summer dead weight total tonnage of the vessel.
AAPContainerized cargo on vessel's weight
Total weight of containerized cargo on vessel.
AAQNon-containerized cargo on vessel's weight
Total weight of non-containerized cargo on vessel.
AAR1st specified tariff quantity
Primary reportable quantity associated with a tariff number.
AAS2nd specified tariff quantity
Secondary reportable quantity associated with a tariff number.
AAT3rd specified tariff quantity
Third reportable quantity associated with a tariff number.
AAUPackage
Commodity/product shipped or sold in discrete individual containers which may be accumulated in a larger package.
AAVPerson
Physical measurement of a person.
AAWAccuracy
Accuracy of the measurements being sent.
AAXConsignment measurement
Measurement related to a consignment; to be specified by the measurement code dimension value.
AAYPackage measurement
Measurements of package.
AAZHandling unit measurement
Measurements of handling unit.
ABAUnit of measure used for ordered quantities
The unit of measure in which ordered quantities are expressed.
ABB
Colour
The colour of an object.
ABC
Size
Dimensions or magnitude of an object.
ABD
Length
The greater of the two or three dimensions of an object.
ABE
Height
The distance from the bottom to the top.
ABF
Width
The distance from side to side.
ABG
Diameter
The length of a line segment passing through the center of a circle, sphere, etc. from one side to the other.
ABH
Depth
The distance from the top downward.
ABIVentilation
The number of air exchanges per hour.
ABJOriginal unit of issue
A code identifying the original unit of issue.
ABKExternal dimension
The outer measurement of the referenced item or package.
ABLInternal dimension
The inner measurement of the referenced item or package.
ABMTest piece dimensions
The size of the test piece that was tested.
ABNAverage reading
Average reading of the test being reported on.
ABOComparison price measurement
A measurement used for comparison pricing purposes.
ABPUnit of measure per unit of issue
Provides the unit of measurement which is to be used for a given unit of issue.
ABQAir flow
The movement of air.
ABR
Certified weight
Weight which has been certified.
ABS
Velocity
Speed.
ABT
Supplementary unit
Supplementary unit referring to the measurement reported.
ABU
Quota
Maximum number or amount.
ASWWeight ascertained
[4240] Endorsement of the true weight (mass) as ascertained or verified by the railway (CIM 81).
CHChemistry
The given measurement value identifies the amount or percentage of a specific chemical within a substance.
CHWChargeable weight
The weight on which charges are based.
CNCore notch dimensions
Self explanatory.
CSCore size
Self explanatory.
CTCounts
Self explanatory.
DENDensity
Code to indicate the mass of a commodity per unit of volume.
DTDimensional tolerance
Possible range of values for a specified measurement dimension of a product, material or package.
DVDiscrete measurement value
The measurement specified is separate and distinct from other measurements.
DXDimension used in price extension
Description to be provided.
ENEnvironmental conditions
The data values to be reported reflect the environmental conditions surrounding a situation including but not limited to test environments.
FOFootage
Description to be provided.
IVInterpolated value
Description to be provided.
LAOVessel overall length
Total overall length of the vessel.
LCLimited weight/size coils
Description to be provided.
LGLLength limitations
Indicates that value/range information is understood as length limitation.
LLLift limitation
A measurement indicating lift capacity limitations.
LMTLoading meters
The length in a vehicle, whereby the complete width and height over that length is needed for the goods.
PALPayload
The revenue-producing load carried by a means of transport.
PCParting cut (sawcut)
Description to be provided.
PDPhysical dimensions (product ordered)
Specified measurement dimensions refer to physical dimensions of a product, material or package.
PLPackage limitations
A measurement indicating limitations associated with the package.
PLLPlatform limitation
A measurement indicating limitations in relation to a platform.
RLReceiving facility limitations
Specified measurement dimensions are provided as a result of limitations or restrictions related to the physical dimensions of a product, material or package at the reception point.
RN
Length limitations
Indicates that value/range information within measurement information is understood as length limitation. Use code value LGL.
SEProperty specification
Indicates that the data to follow are target specifications.
SHShipping tolerance
Tolerances related to shipping.
SMShade
Description to be provided.
SOStorage limitation
A measurement indicating limitation in relation to storage.
SPG
Specific gravity
Self explanatory.
SRSurface roughness
Self explanatory.
STSurface treatment
Self explanatory.
SUSurface
Self explanatory.
SVSpecification value
A measurable item characteristic specified by the buyer, seller or third party.
TETemperature
Self explanatory.
TLTransportation equipment limitations
A measurement indicating limitations in relation to transportation equipment.
TRTest result
Indicates that the data to follow is the test result measurements.
VOLVolume
Size or measure of anything in three dimensions.
WTWeights
Self explanatory.
WXWeight used in price extension
Description to be provided.

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plus sign An addition.
asterisk Addition/substraction/change to a code entry for a particular data element.
hash or pound sign Changes to names.
vertical bar Changes to text for descriptions, notes and functions.
minus sign A deletion.
letter X Marked for deletion.

Usage indicators
Used in batch messages only.
Common usage in both batch and interactive messages.
Used in interactive messages only.

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