Origin of equipment
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1. apparatus, paraphernalia, accouterment.
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Examples from the Web for equipment
As for the search, which will soon resume, Soelisto confessed that “the capability of our equipment is not optimum.”Did Bad Weather Bring Down AirAsia 8501?
December 29, 2014
Production expenses: equipment rental, lights, lighting board, van rental, trailer rental, road cases, backline.How Much Money Does a Band Really Make on Tour?
December 8, 2014
On the militiamen, he says there are no plans to help them with equipment.Ukraine Militias Warn of Anti-Kiev Coup
November 28, 2014
After a decade-long pause, he served time again in 2001 for stealing $32,000 of equipment from an ironworks company.Family's Best Friend Charged With Murdering Them All
November 7, 2014
Those methods require facilities, equipment, and, most importantly, people.Why New York’s Ebola Case Will Hurt Infected Patients Everywhere
October 24, 2014
The Bines what-not in the sitting-room was grimly orthodox in its equipment.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
All our stores and equipment were carried across in the boats.
This equipment of the charioteer is shown on the bas-reliefs.The Babylonian Legends of the Creation
This includes the total weight of the machine and equipment, and also the operator.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
He could hear Cazi Moto moving about, arranging clothes and equipment.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
- an act or instance of equipping
- the items so provided
- a set of tools, devices, kit, etc, assembled for a specific purpose, such as a soldier's kit and weapons
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Word Origin and History for equipment
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