What does equipment mean?

Definitions for equipment
ɪˈkwɪp məntequip·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. equipmentnoun

    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Wiktionary

  1. equipmentnoun

    The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.

  2. equipmentnoun

    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. Equipmentnoun

    the act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition

  2. Equipmentnoun

    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

  3. 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  

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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

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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. Professor Wass:

    They're out in the sea, very high and difficult to reach, we can imagine applying there sooner, many more consumer items -- sports equipment, bicycle frames, you can imagine in much nearer terms, maybe two years before we can start to see these things happening.

  2. Jack Sellers:

    This board is done explaining anything to these people who are playing investigator with our constituents' ballots and equipment, paid for with real people's tax dollars. People's ballots and money are not make-believe, it's time to be done with this craziness.

  3. Lloyd Austin:

    They had all the advantages, they had 20 years of training by our coalition forces, a modern air force, good equipment and weapons, but you can't buy will and you can't purchase leadership. And that's really what was missing in this situation.

  4. Ade Yuyu Wahuna:

    We are not selling any of the equipment, we are the integrators and if anyone wants to choose their own kit, we can integrate that onto the aircraft.

  5. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    They are fighting ISIS right now, they are winning victories right now, iSIS is using American military equipment they've seized in Iraq, and the Obama administration refuses to arm the Kurds, the Peshmerga, fighting forces who have been longtime allies. We ought to be arming them and letting them fight.

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