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total material requirement (TMR)
The total mass of the physical materials that are mobilized each year to support an economy.

This includes not only the direct use of resources for producing goods; such as, oil and timber harvest; but also "hidden flows" including mining overburden, processing waste, and soil erosion; as well as, the materials embodied in imports.

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