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an item such as a gearbox, steering wheel, etc. which is used in the assembly of another component or final product (such as a motorcar). See PARTS FAMILY CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS, REPLACEMENT PARTS, ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT, AFTER-SALES SERVICE.
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Ultimately, believe analysts, the portal will be just one type of delivery mechanism for web services, essentially a means of componentising applications so that enterprises can pick off those bits of functionality they need to assemble applications to suit a particular purpose, or 'web service'.