equipment equipment  /ɪ ˈkwɪp mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Usage(s):

  1. The high-tech equipment pinpointed the calls to a middle-class two- story house in the western part of the city.
  2. While traveling home with some electrical equipment, he was jumped by three black youths at the Canal Street subway station.
  3. Trouble is, neither the equipment nor the preprogrammed safety procedures built into the Babcock Wilcox reactor really got a chance.

News

  1. Griffins’ Equipment Managers: The Men Behind the Team

    Equipment managers spend hours every day to make sure the players are outfitted with equipment and jerseys. Brad “Dogg” Thompson has spent 13 years with the Grand Rapids Griffins doing this. On game day they get to work at around …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 17 Grand Rapids

  2. Equipment fire at EB causes damage

    A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WTNH-TV New Haven

  3. Equipment fire at EB causes damage, no injuries

    GROTON, Conn. (AP) — A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "We have directed BP to mobilise additional equipment and technology. In the coming days and weeks, these efforts should capture up to 90% of the oil leaking out of the well," said Obama. "This is until the company finishes drilling a relief...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Guardian

  2. Clinton said, however, "We have noticed that the pirates are buying more and more sophisticated equipment. They're buying faster and more capable vessels. They are clearly using their ransom money for their benefit, both personally and on behalf of...
    on Apr 15, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: ABC News

  3. "Muslims, today is your day. Strike the interests of the Jews, the Americans and all those who participated in the attack on Muslims," al-Zawahri said. "Monitor the targets, collect money, prepare the equipment, plan with precision and then -...
    on Mar 24, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: 940 News

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