Meaning of EQUIPMENT in English

EQUIPMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ i-ˈkwip-mənt ]

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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.