Meaning of EQUIPMENT in English

EQUIPMENT

n.

Pronunciation: i- ' kwip-m ə nt

Function: noun

Date: 1651

1 a : the set of articles or physical resources serving to equip a person or thing: as (1) : the implements used in an operation or activity : APPARATUS <sports equipment > (2) : all the fixed assets other than land and buildings of a business enterprise (3) : the rolling stock of a railway b : a piece of such equipment

2 a : the equipping of a person or thing b : the state of being equipped

3 : mental or emotional traits or resources : ENDOWMENT

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