What does Materiel mean?

Definitions for Materiel
məˌtɪər iˈɛlMa·teriel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. materiel, equipage(noun)

    equipment and supplies of a military force


  1. materiel(Noun)

    Military equipment, apparatus, and supplies.

  2. Origin: From matériel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Materiel(noun)

    that in a complex system which constitutes the materials, or instruments employed, in distinction from the personnel, or men; as, the baggage, munitions, provisions, etc., of an army; or the buildings, libraries, and apparatus of a college, in distinction from its officers

  2. Origin: [F. See Material.]


  1. Materiel

    Materiel is a term used in English for equipment and supplies in military and commercial supply chain management. In a military context, materiel relates to the specific needs of a force to complete a specific mission. The term is also often used in a general sense to describe the needs of a functioning army. Materiel management consists of continuing actions relating to planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, controlling, and evaluating the application of resources to ensure the effective and economical support of military forces. It includes provisioning, cataloging, requirements determination, acquisition, distribution, maintenance, and disposal. The terms "materiel management", "materiel control", "inventory control", "inventory management", and "supply management" are synonymous. Materiel in the commercial distribution context comprises the items being moved by the services of or as the products of the business, as distinct from those involved in operating the business itself.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Matériel

    ma-tā-re-el′, n. the totality of materials or instruments employed (as in an army), as distinguished from the personnel or men—applied esp. to military stores, arms, baggage, horses, &c. [Fr.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. materiel

    All items (including ships, tanks, self-propelled weapons, aircraft, etc., and related spares, repair parts, and support equipment, but excluding real property, installations, and utilities) necessary to equip, operate, maintain, and support military activities without distinction as to its application for administrative or combat purposes. See also equipment; personal property.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. materiel

    A French word that has been naturalized in speaking of naval or military stores.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. matériel

    All cannon, small-arms, carriages, implements, ammunition, etc., necessary for war purposes, used in contradistinction to personnel. See Personnel.

Anagrams for Materiel »

  1. realtime, real time, real-time

How to pronounce Materiel?

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  1. materiel


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Materiel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Materiel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Materiel in a Sentence

  1. Albert Einstein:

    It is characteristic of the military mentality that nonhuman factors (atom bombs, strategic bases, weapons of all sorts, the possession of raw materials, etc) are held essential, while the human being, his desires, and thoughts - in short, the psychological factors - are considered as unimportant and secondary...The individual is degraded...to "human materiel".

  2. Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri:

    Libya needs a decisive stance from the international community to help us build or national army's capacity and this would come through a lifting of the embargo on weapons so our army can receive materiel and weapons so as to deal with this rampant terrorism.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La seule façon de trouver votre auto est d'abord de vous perdre. Perdez-vous à toutes les affaires du monde, plongez dans les océans les plus profonds de monde matériel - jusqu'à ce que le moment spécial de l'éveil, un appel prédestiné que tout le monde reçoit à un certain stade de la vie. Partir de ce moment, onsets le processus de réalisation de ski et de votre voyage sur le chemin de l'illumination. Et donc vous trouvez votre auto, seulement après vous perdre dans la jungle de monde matérialiste.

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