HyperDic: equipment

English > 1 sense of the word equipment:
NOUNartifactequipmentan instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
equipment > pronunciation
Soundsihkwih'pmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > equipment: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service.
Narrowerapparatus, setupequipment designed to serve a specific function
automationequipment used to achieve automatic control or operation
cooling system, engine cooling systemequipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
electrical systemequipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio
electronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
fuel systemequipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
game equipmentequipment or apparatus used in playing a game / game / game
gear, paraphernalia, appurtenanceequipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
life-support system, life supportmedical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive
life-support system, life supportequipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions
materialthings needed for doing or making something
materiel, equipageequipment and supplies of a military force
naval equipmentequipment for a navy
photographic equipmentequipment used by a photographer
radiotherapy equipmentequipment used to treat diseases with x-rays or radioactivity
recorder, recording equipment, recording machineequipment for making records
rescue equipmentequipment used to rescue passengers in case of emergency
robotics equipmentequipment used in robotics
satellite, artificial satellite, orbiterman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
sports equipmentequipment needed to participate in a particular sport
stock-in-tradeAny equipment constantly used as part of a profession or occupation
teaching aidmaterials and equipment used in teaching
technologyMachinery and equipment developed from engineering or other applied sciences
test equipmentequipment required to perform a test
Broaderinstrumentality, instrumentationAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Spanishequipamiento, equipo
Catalanequipament, equip, utillatge
Verbsequipprovide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

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