Meaning of APPARATUS in English

APPARATUS

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

administrative

With the introduction of parliamentary government in 1918, a layer of elected politicians was superimposed on the existing administrative apparatus .

Because of this, a strong administrative apparatus was needed to plan the use of scarce resources, organize production and regulate distribution.

In so far as socialism means the collective ownership and management of the economy and social relations, it requires an extensive administrative apparatus .

This is a fragmenting process, as different interests from alliances with different parts of the administrative apparatus .

breathing

Four men were forced to use breathing apparatus by the choking smoke.

A trained, fit submariner, possibly with breathing apparatus , might do it.

Falling debris rained down as eight men in breathing apparatus fought the flames.

Firemen wearing breathing apparatus fought the blaze which extensively damaged the house.

Wearing breathing apparatus they were a few feet into the building when overhead piping collapsed, trapping them.

The little mouth was born with a scowl, the brows positively beetle over the turned-up be-ringed breathing apparatus .

Shortly after this I nearly suffocated when the pipe of my breathing apparatus came adrift.

Firemen wearing breathing apparatus used special foam to extinguish the flames in the factory's North Works.

whole

Chancery was the oldest and most solemn part of the whole apparatus .

■ NOUN

security

They might have to consider dismantling at least part of the military and security apparatus that they have created over the years.

We know who they were now - security guards from the World Security apparatus .

The majority of public spending went on the security apparatus .

The Archon had retreated behind the security apparatus .

His death was the second significant blow to the country's security apparatus within three months.

The struggle has been between the Czech people and the security apparatus behind the Communist party.

state

Such studies tend to ignore the influence of economic relationships on the development of the state apparatus under colonialism.

The exercise of bureaucratic functions reflects the way the state apparatus as a whole functions.

The fragmentation of the state apparatus also conveniently diverts the class struggle to multiple fronts.

The personnel of the state apparatus have become homogenized into a distinct social group whose backgrounds have become increasingly similar.

The power that small hill farmers and poorer urban dwellers have in the state apparatus and in society at large is negligible.

They are based on an assessment of relationships between different parts of the state apparatus .

There was no large, autonomous middle class apart from the state apparatus .

State bureaucracies are responsive to elites who do not occupy formal positions in the state apparatus .

■ VERB

use

Four men were forced to use breathing apparatus by the choking smoke.

Such great thinkers as Kant and Schopenhauer have used the apparatus of Wissenschaft to demonstrate the limits of Wissenschaft.

The depression of freezing point can be determined experimentally using the apparatus shown in figure 6.38.

You will learn how to use scientific apparatus such as test tubes, beakers and Bunsen burners.

There are a number of different possible ways of using biofeedback apparatus in assisting clients to relax.

The phenomenon can be demonstrated by using the apparatus shown in figure 6.39.

When all the contributions are joined together we should finish up with a representative item using a piece of apparatus .

wear

Firemen wearing breathing apparatus fought the blaze which extensively damaged the house.

Firemen wearing breathing apparatus used special foam to extinguish the flames in the factory's North Works.

Cooker fire: Firemen wearing breathing apparatus entered a house in Southgate, Hartlepool, after a cooker caught fire.

Fire officers wearing breathing apparatus searched the building but there was no one trapped.

Piglets saved: Cleveland firemen wearing breathing apparatus saved 120 piglets during a farm blaze at Carlin How.

Two firemen wearing breathing apparatus managed to confine the fire to the living room, which was extensively damaged.

It took firemen wearing breathing apparatus nearly two hours to bring the blaze under control.

Firemen wearing breathing apparatus found the woman in the kitchen.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The astronauts have special breathing apparatus .

The East German security apparatus used these kinds of devices to overhear conversations.

There's a shop in town which sells all the latest photographic apparatus .

This experiment can be performed using the apparatus shown in the diagram.

This wooden apparatus was used for weaving.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Because of this, a strong administrative apparatus was needed to plan the use of scarce resources, organize production and regulate distribution.

Now consider three contrasting experiments with such a piece of apparatus .

Some of the mathematical ideas which can be experienced with the most general apparatus are suggested here.

The president holds tremendous advantages as the incumbent, partly because his campaign apparatus has low visibility.

The teacher was then taken into another room and shown an apparatus which could deliver electric shocks to the learner.

This project was not just one piece of apparatus on a street corner.

With the apparatus , researchers should be able to analyse an item in 15 minutes when the current technique takes days.

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