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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equipment  \E*quip"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  ['e]quipement.  See  {Equip}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  equipping,  or  the  state  of  being  equipped,  as 
  for  a  voyage  or  expedition.  --Burke. 
 
  The  equipment  of  the  fleet  was  hastened  by  De  Witt. 
  --Hume. 
 
  2.  Whatever  is  used  in  equipping;  necessaries  for  an 
  expedition  or  voyage;  the  collective  designation  for  the 
  articles  comprising  an  outfit;  equipage;  as  a  railroad 
  equipment  (locomotives,  cars,  etc.;  for  carrying  on 
  business);  horse  equipments;  infantry  equipments;  naval 
  equipments;  laboratory  equipments. 
 
  Armed  and  dight,  In  the  equipments  of  a  knight. 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equipment 
  n  :  an  artifact  needed  for  an  undertaking  or  to  perform  a 
  service 




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