indirect materials

indirect materials
indirect materials UK US noun [plural]
ACCOUNTING, PRODUCTION things that are used in making a product that do not become part of that product when it is finished, for example, electricity or water: »

Cost savings on indirect materials can often be substantial.

Compare DIRECT MATERIALS(Cf. ↑direct materials)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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