equipment

Definitions:

  • The act of equipping or the state of being equipped.
  • Something with which a person, organization, or thing is equipped.
  • The rolling stock especially of a transportation system.
  • The mental and emotional resources of an individual.
  • The act of equipping or fitting out, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or an expedition.
  • Anything that is used in or provided for equipping, as furniture, habiliments, warlike apparatus, necessaries for an expedition or for a voyage, or the knowledge and skill necessary for a vocation: as, the <em>equipments</em> of a hotel, a ship, or a railroad; the <em>equipment</em> of a man for the ministry, or for the law.
  • Specifically <em>pl. Milit.</em>, certain of the necessaries for officers and soldiers, as horses, horse-appointments, and accoutrements; the clothes, arms, etc., of a soldier, or certain furnishings for artillery.
  • The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
  • Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; ; for carrying on business); horse <ex>equipments</ex>; infantry <ex>equipments</ex>; naval <ex>equipments</ex>; laboratory <ex>equipments</ex>.
  • The act of <xref>equipping</xref>, or the state of being equipped, as for a <xref>voyage</xref> or <xref>expedition</xref>.
  • Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an <xref>outfit</xref>; <xref>equipage</xref>; as, a railroad equipment (<xref>locomotives</xref>, <xref>cars</xref>, etc.; for carrying on business); horse equipment; <xref>infantry</xref> equipment; <xref>naval</xref> equipment; <xref>laboratory</xref> equipment.
  • an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
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