1. A database field that describes all data elements of a configuration object. For example, a configuration object Catalog.Items can have a Vendor attribute. It means that a vendor can be assigned to each catalog item. Developers can create attributes. The platform includes a number of standard attributes, such as Description, Code, DeletionMark, and so on. When accessing data from script, configuration object attributes can be accessed as properties of 1C:Enterprise script objects.
2. A property that describes an object. For example, form attributes store data processed by the form.