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. Lisa Shultis:

    You have to see where you're going with that tube down the trachea, not the esophagus. It's very difficult when you've got a mask, goggles, everything on, the patient is having exhaled breaths in your face. So that's why it's very dangerous. That's why it's imperative that we have the right( personal protective equipment) for whomever is in the room, but especially for respiratory therapists.

  2. Tore Orderloekken:

    Our customers in Norway have strong security requirements of us and they manage the risk in their operations in a good way, we will continue to be open and transparent and offer extended testing and verification of our equipment to prove that we can deliver secure products in the 5G network in Norway.

  3. Chiara Bonini:

    In Lombardy, where I am from, the healthcare system has collapsed, there just isn't enough equipment. They choose the young, the medical rule of trying to save who has more probability to live.

  4. The FSB:

    As a result of (house) searches a large quantity of computer equipment was confiscated along with communications gear, bank cards in false names, and also financial documents and significant amounts of cash confirming the illegal nature of their activity.

  5. Matt Harris:

    For us to transfer equipment around the world, we pay in the region of $270 per kilo, the custom-made racks that hold the IT kit -- if I take all of the IT kit out, it's 100 kg. The more IT kit I put in there, the more money I'm spending.

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