What does equipment mean?

Definitions for equipment
ɪˈkwɪp məntequip·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word equipment.

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. Jesse Hurwitz:

    We continue to see a large drag from private inventory investment as trimming headline growth, but with a smaller drag from net trade and more modest equipment investment, the composition of third-quarter GDP is likely to be more balanced.

  2. Northcoast Research analyst Keith Housum:

    I don't expect it would be a security concern as Ingram Micro is a distributor of the equipment, and the vast majority of the products do not go to high-security customers.

  3. J. G. Ballard:

    Pop artists deal with the lowly trivia of possessions and equipment that the present generation is lugging along with it on its safari into the future.

  4. Casey Durst:

    Predatory scammers continue to prey on consumer fear by peddling these counterfeit or unapproved and potentially dangerous products as legitimate COVID-19 protective equipment or medicines.

  5. Andrew Siemion:

    The Breakthrough Listen program has the most powerful SETI equipment on the planet, and access to the largest telescopes on the planet, we can look at The Breakthrough with greater sensitivity and for a wider range of signal types than any other experiment in the world. Related : Why is this star dimming ? Astronomers still don't know One farfetched theory about the star is that aliens are somehow responsible for the star’s dimming, perhaps by having built a structure that passes in front of it, although Dan Werthimer, the chief scientist at Berkeley SETI, said Andrew Siemion thinks that’s incredibly improbable.

Images & Illustrations of equipment

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