What does Equipment mean?

Definitions for Equipment
ɪˈkwɪp məntEquip·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. equipment(noun)

    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. quipement. See Equip.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. quipement. See Equip.]

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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. equipment

    The complete outfit of an officer.

Editors Contribution

  1. equipment

    A tool or device created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles for an accurate and specific purpose.

    They had all the equipment they needed to complete the task easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 11, 2020  

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

How to pronounce Equipment?

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How to say Equipment in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Equipment in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Equipment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Equipment in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    They're spending $ 110 billion on military equipment and on things that create jobs... for this country, i don't like the concept of stopping an investment of $ 110 billion into the United States, because you know what they're going to do ? They're going to take that money and spend it in Russia or China or someplace else.

  2. Colorado Department of Transportation:

    A geo-technical team, equipment and supplies are being mobilized to the site, but it is not known when the road can be re-opened.

  3. Julia Goh:

    We see continued support in exports of the electrical and electronic sector, chemicals, machinery appliances, optical equipment and manufactures of metal. This has more than offset the declines in commodity exports.

  4. Donald Trump:

    The fact that we have this great military and equipment, however, does not mean we have to use it, we do not want to use it. American strength, both military and economic, is the best deterrent.

  5. Josh Gackle:

    Farmers have made long-term investments whether it is equipment or storage, all that is very specialized and the transition to something else takes a new set of investments.

Images & Illustrations of Equipment

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