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. Jay Alberts:

    Our hope is by the end of the study, we will be able to use this information to better prevent permanent brain injury, the research completed in this study could have the potential to lead to better development of protective equipment across sports.

  2. Yang Chaobin:

    The entity listing has had no impact on Huawei's 5G equipment whatsoever, the performance and specification of the products with our own components will only be better.

  3. California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis:

    We have been expanding the capacity of our hospitals rapidly and so far we are able to handle the increase, but of course, for California and for all states around the country, it really is a race against time to have the equipment and supplies we need.

  4. Jay Iorio:

    The equipment I have right now, people will probably have on their phones in a couple years.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of equipment

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