Definitions for Equipmentɪˈkwɪp mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•quip•mentɪˈkwɪp mənt(n.)

  1. the articles, implements, etc., used or needed for a specific purpose or activity:

    stereo equipment.

  2. the act of equipping a person or thing.

  3. the state of being equipped.

  4. the knowledge and natural ability required for a task or occupation.

  5. the rolling stock of a railroad.

    Category: Railroads

Origin of equipment:

1710–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. equipment(noun)

    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. equipment(noun)ɪˈkwɪp mənt

    the machines, devices, and other things needed to do sth

    construction/medical/sports equipment; He bought several new pieces of equipment.

Wiktionary

  1. equipment(Noun)

    The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.

  2. equipment(Noun)

    Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; as, a railroad equipment (locomotives, cars, etc.; for carrying on business); horse equipment; infantry equipment; naval equipment; laboratory equipment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equipment(noun)

    the act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition

  2. Equipment(noun)

    whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; as, a railroad equipment (locomotives, cars, etc. ; for carrying on business); horse equipments; infantry equipments; naval equipments; laboratory equipments

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. equipment

    In logistics, all nonexpendable items needed to outfit or equip an individual or organization. See also assembly; component; subassembly; supplies.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Equipment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1130

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Equipment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1715

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Equipment' in Nouns Frequency: #519


Translations for Equipment

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

equipment(noun)

the clothes, machines, tools etc necessary for a particular kind of work, activity etc

The mechanic could not repair the car because he did not have the right equipment; The boy could not afford the equipment necessary for mountaineering.

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