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Obviously, I come from one background, and the people that design fitness equipment have been doing it for years and years, and they know what works and doesn't work.
Lance Armstrong

Meaning of "equipment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EQUIPMENT

equipment  [ɪˈkwɪpmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EQUIPMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Equipment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EQUIPMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of equipment in the English dictionary

The first definition of equipment in the dictionary is an act or instance of equipping. Other definition of equipment is the items so provided. Equipment is also a set of tools, devices, kit, etc, assembled for a specific purpose, such as a soldier's kit and weapons.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EQUIPMENT


advertisement
ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt
agreement
əˈɡriːmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
assessment
əˈsɛsmənt
department
dɪˈpɑːtmənt
development
dɪˈvɛləpmənt
document
ˈdɒkjʊmənt
element
ˈɛlɪmənt
employment
ɪmˈplɔɪmənt
encampment
ɪnˈkæmpmənt
entrapment
ɪnˈtræpmənt
envelopment
ɪnˈveləpmənt
escapement
ɪˈskeɪpmənt
redevelopment
ˌriːdɪˈvɛləpmənt
reequipment
ˌriːɪˈkwɪpmənt
reshipment
riːˈʃɪpmənt
scapement
ˈskeɪpmənt
shipment
ˈʃɪpmənt
transhipment
trænˈʃɪpmənt
transshipment
trænsˈʃɪpmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EQUIPMENT

equip
equipage
equiparate
equiparation
equipartition
equipoise
equipollence
equipollency
equipollent
equipollently
equiponderance
equiponderancy
equiponderant
equiponderate
equipotent
equipotential
equipotentiality
equipped
equipper
equipping

WORDS THAT END LIKE EQUIPMENT

application development
arrested development
audio equipment
career development
character development
child development
comment
exercise equipment
housing development
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
laboratory equipment
new product development
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
property development
regional development
research and development
rural development
self-development
sports equipment
sustainable development
urban development

Synonyms and antonyms of equipment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EQUIPMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «equipment» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of equipment

Translation of «equipment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EQUIPMENT

Find out the translation of equipment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of equipment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «equipment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

设备
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

equipo
570 millions of speakers

English

equipment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपकरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُعَدَّات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оборудование
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

equipamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপকরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

équipement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Peralatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ausrüstung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

装置
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장비
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Peralatan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thiết bị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உபகரணங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उपकरणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ekipman
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

attrezzatura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyposażenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обладнання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

echipament
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξοπλισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toerusting
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utrustning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utstyr
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of equipment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EQUIPMENT»

The term «equipment» is very widely used and occupies the 1.696 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EQUIPMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «equipment» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «equipment» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about equipment

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10 QUOTES WITH «EQUIPMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word equipment.
1
Sam Abell
It matters little how much equipment we use; it matters much that we be masters of all we do use.
2
John Amery
Three Royal Air Force aeroplanes have come over to us so far with their arms and equipment.
3
Lance Armstrong
Obviously, I come from one background, and the people that design fitness equipment have been doing it for years and years, and they know what works and doesn't work.
4
Willard Boyle
I found that my career at Bell Telephone Labs thrived because of the environment, which encouraged cooperative research, offered opportunities for access to sophisticated equipment, and fellowship.
5
Sam Bradford
I need to have proper equipment when I work out, and the Nike Frees are light, comfortable, and great for training. I also usually bring a short-sleeve or long-sleeve compression shirt and a pair of shorts.
6
Julia Child
In department stores, so much kitchen equipment is bought indiscriminately by people who just come in for men's underwear.
7
Elizabeth David
I'm very interested in my new kitchen equipment shop. I've started it with two friends.
8
Thomas Dolby
Well, you know, I mean, I first did my live shows in the late 70's and in those days I had a boatload of equipment that always seemed to be going wrong.
9
John Fogerty
I'm now comfortable playing a lot of the old songs, and I've gotten out a lot of the old equipment.
10
Atul Gawande
Providing health care is like building a house. The task requires experts, expensive equipment and materials, and a huge amount of coordination.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EQUIPMENT»

Discover the use of equipment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to equipment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Maintenance Management of Heavy Duty Construction Plant and ...
This book provides succinct guidance on the management of the maintenance of construction plant, bringing together information which is only currently found dispersed amongst other publications.
David Edwards, Gary Holt, Frank Harris, 1998
2
Capital Equipment Purchasing: Optimizing the Total Cost of ...
The comprehensive set of methods including various instruments and methods presented in this book support the establishment of a professional capital equipment purchasing process.
Erik Hofmann, Daniel Maucher, Jens Hornstein, 2012
3
Engineers' Guide to Rotating Equipment: The Pocket Reference
This handy reference source, is a companion volume to the author’s Engineers’ Guide to Pressure Equipment.
Clifford Matthews, 2002
4
3. Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooks: Compressors
Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbook: Compressors is the third title in the five volume set. The volumes are: 1. Fundamentals of Rotaing Equipment; 2. Pumps; 3. Compressors; 4. Auxiliary Systems; 5.
William E. Forsthoffer, 2005
5
Working Guide to Drilling Equipment and Operations
Working Guide to Drilling Equipment and Operations provides a fundamental, basic knowledge of the intricacies of drilling fluid, drilled solids management, drill bits, drill string design, directional drilling, cementing, casing, hydraulic ...
William Lyons, 2009
6
Handbook of Chemical Processing Equipment
The Handbook of Chemical Process Equipment is a major reference on process equipment.
Nicholas P Cheremisinoff, 2000
7
Electrical Transformers and Power Equipment
This book provides a comprehensive resource on technical, application and operational aspects of all types of electrical transformers and power systems, covering operation theory; transformer construction, installation, operation and ...
Anthony J. Pansini, 1999
8
Estimator's Equipment Installation Man-Hour Manual
This new edition is expanded to include 26 new man-hour tables on compressors, dryers, dampers, filters, coolers, and heaters.
John S. Page, 1999
9
1. Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooks: Fundamentals ...
It is the outcome of many years experience and is based on well-honed teaching material which is easily readable, understandable and actually enjoyable! This is a five volume set. The volumes are: 1. Fundamentals of Rotating Equipment 2.
William E. Forsthoffer, 2005
10
Practical Applications of Infrared Thermal Sensing and ...
The second edition of this text was published in 1999, and since that time many improvements have taken place in instrumentation performance and versatility.
Herbert Kaplan, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EQUIPMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term equipment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Brothers charged with stealing exercise equipment from Gates-Chili …
Most of the weights and equipment were recovered by police and returned to Gates-Chili High School. Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, ... «WROC-TV, Jul 15»
2
Businessman searching for stolen kids' play equipment
Backyard Carnivals is a family-owned business, and has been serving Northeast Florida for nearly 15 years. Now, their equipment is gone. «ActionNewsJax.com, Jul 15»
3
Fire equipment grants boost Lincoln Park, Dearborn Hts.
Stabenow said updated and new equipment will allow firefighters to quickly respond in emergency situations. “Firefighters have to cover many ... «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
4
Photographer took amazing pictures on $15k of equipment he STOLE
Three days later, Mr Grundy's wife arrived home to discover their home had been broken in to and every piece of camera equipment owned by ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
Brooklyn Vinyl Works Has New Customer Demand — and Very Old …
One of the biggest costs associated with getting the new plant off the ground is restoring and maintaining equipment. Socolov turned to ... «Village Voice, Jul 15»
6
Elmira to renew expired shared equipment agreement
Elmira City Council will vote next week on renewing another shared service agreement with other municipalities, this one involving the sharing ... «Elmira Star-Gazette, Jul 15»
7
NJ police departments employing surplus military equipment
A lot of departments cannot afford to get or purchase that equipment on their own. They're reliant on the availability of the decommissioned ... «New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio, Jul 15»
8
Residents upset with beach equipment and other trash left behind …
Beach equipment, trash and other items are left behind after weekends and even more so after holidays. (Source: Jennifer Adams) ... «WECT-TV6, Jul 15»
9
Hospital claim to be first in equipment tracking scheme
Medical equipment library manager Kate Hatchard, said: "It saves our staff time searching for equipment, enabling them to concentrate on direct ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
10
Bayfield Could Get New Playground Equipment
Some of that equipment is getting old and geared to younger children and it was felt some playground equipment for older children would be ... «BlackburnNews.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Equipment [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/equipment>. Jan 2020 ».
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