Definitions for apparatus
ˌæp əˈræt əs, -ˈreɪ təsap·pa·ra·tus
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word apparatus.
equipment designed to serve a specific function
(anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function
"the breathing apparatus"
The entirety of means whereby a specific production is made existent or task accomplished.
A complex machine or instrument.
An assortment of tools or instruments.
A bureaucratic organization, especially one influenced by political patronage.
A vehicle used for emergency response.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Things provided as means to any certain end, as the tools of a trade; the furniture of a house; ammunition for war; equipage; show.
There is an apparatus of things previous, to be adjusted before I come to the calculation itself. John Woodward, Nat. Hist.
Ourselves are easily provided for; it is nothing but the circumstantials, the apparatus or equipage of human life, that costs so much. Alexander Pope, Letters to Gay.
things provided as means to some end
hence: A full collection or set of implements, or utensils, for a given duty, experimental or operative; any complex instrument or appliance, mechanical or chemical, for a specific action or operation; machinery; mechanism
a collection of organs all of which unite in a common function; as, the respiratory apparatus
Etymology: [L., from apparare, apparatum, to prepare; ad + prepare to make ready.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ap-par-ā′tus, n. things prepared or provided, material: set of instruments, tools, natural organs, &c.: materials for the critical study of a document. [L.; ad, to, parātus (parāre), prepared.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Ammunition and equipage for war.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Ammunition and equipage for war.
A type of equipment designed for a specific function.
Various apparatus for working on the oil rig are available for use in a known place.Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'apparatus' in Nouns Frequency: #2831
The numerical value of apparatus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of apparatus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
My dad is the greatest man alive, in my mind. While Donald Trump was building a reality TV show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe and I'm proud of what he did.
You're going to have a state government apparatus that is going to be providing less and less to people, there's no better example than looking at Southern states like Mississippi. The quality of life for the average citizens in these states is lower.
What we've seen is legitimate companies that are three times removed from Beijing buy [a given] facility for obvious logical reasons, unaware of what the [Chinese] intelligence apparatus wants in that parcel [of land], what we've seen recently — it's been what's underneath the land.
For all the strident claims about how the Clinton campaign pushed the government's law-enforcement and intelligence apparatus into spying on President Trump, Special Counsel Durham has thus far charged no crimes along those lines. The indictment of Democratic Party lawyer Michael Sussmann merely alleges that he lied to the FBI to conceal that he was working for the Clinton campaign and tech executive Rodney Joffe, that said, though, it is just breathtaking to watch the media-Democrat complex, which hyped Robert Mueller’s every move in the bogus Trump-Russia ‘collusion’ caper,suddenly develop laryngitis in the matter of Durham’s probe -- that is, when it is not outright hostile.
The U.S. security apparatus has falsely been imagining that certain things are achievable with Russia, and every single president has tried the so-called ‘reset’ and failed, because Russia does not view itself as a friend.
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Translations for apparatus
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- инструменти, апаратBulgarian
- maskineri, apparatDanish
- μηχανισμός, σύστημαGreek
- aparato, equipoSpanish
- دستگاه, آپاراتPersian
- koneisto, aparaatti, mekanismi, laite, laitteistoFinnish
- מכשיר, מנגנון, מערכתHebrew
- sistema, attrezzatura, apparecchio, impiantoItalian
- 機器, 機構, 装置Japanese
- aparelho, equipamento, aparatoPortuguese
- echipament, aparat, aparaturăRomanian
- аппаратура, оборудование, аппаратRussian
- mekanism, system, apparatSwedish
- bộ máyVietnamese
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