ASME Y14.47 : Model Organization Practices
An annotated model and its associated data elements that define the product in a manner that can be used effectively without a drawing graphic sheet.
See Also:
Data, Product, Drawing Graphic Sheet, Annotation, Model-Based Enterprise, Product and Manufacturing Information
Alternate Definitions:

MIL-STD-31000B - The practice of using 3D data sets containing the exact solid representation, associated 3D geometry and 3D annotations of a products dimensions, tolerances, materials, finishes and other notes to specify a complete product definition. Also referred to as MBD or Model-Based Definition.(See ASME Y14.41)

MBE Maturity Index - A product definition founded on a 3D model that requires semantic PMI and attributes.

Industry Articles - The authoritative digital-data set based on a 3D geometric model that defines the end-item requirements for a product.

T. D. Hedberg Jr., M. E. Sharp, T. M. M. Maw, M. M. Helu, M. M. Rahman, S. Jadhav, J. J. Whicker & A. Barnard Feeney (2021): Defining requirements for integrating information between design, manufacturing, and inspection, International Journal of Production Research, DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2021.1920057.