first in first out

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  • first-in-first-out; first-in first-out; first in, first out; first-in, first-out

NounEdit

first in first out (uncountable)

  1. (accounting) A method of inventory accounting that values items withdrawn from inventory at the cost of the oldest item assumed to remain in inventory.
  2. (operations) A policy of serving first what has arrived for service first.

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Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 09:51