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Definition of "equipment" []

  • The act of equipping or the state of being equipped. (noun)
  • Something with which a person, an organization, or a thing is equipped. (noun)
  • The rolling stock especially of a transportation system. (noun)
  • The qualities or traits that make up the mental and emotional resources of an individual. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "equipment" in a sentence
  • "_ A part of the equipment that is not individual to the lines or to the cord circuits, but which may, as occasion requires, be associated with any of them is called the _operator's equipment_."
  • "I can give one very simple reason, the investment in equipment is far less, let alone the fact you can play basketball anywhere you can put a hoop."
  • "Quite deliberately, at times, inferior, old fashioned and more expensive European equipment is bought, even where the more modern and effective equipment from the United States is actually cheaper."