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survival kit

noun
1.
Military. a package containing medical supplies, rations, and other vital equipment for use by a person forced to land in or parachute into the ocean, jungle, or other isolated or hostile territory.
2.
a similar emergency kit for campers, hikers, etc.
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Historical Examples
  • He snapped the survival kit to his belt and picked up the tele-talkie.

    The Quantum Jump Robert Wicks
  • He dragged the survival kit from behind the seat and pulled out some rations, a first-aid kit, finally a tele-talkie.

    The Quantum Jump Robert Wicks
  • If we go back, I thought, we can trek on somewhere—anywhere—richer by the loot from the plane, especially that survival kit.

    The Night of the Long Knives Fritz Reuter Leiber
  • I went to the shuttler's locker, located a canteen in a survival kit, filled it and left the ship.

    Attrition Jim Wannamaker
  • He and Thorvald could satisfy their hunger with a handful of concentrates from the survival kit.

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
Contemporary definitions for survival kit
noun

a collection of emergency supplies and equipment, including food, medical supplies, and tools, to be carried in one's travels or kept at home

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