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Meaning of equipment

e•quip•ment

Pronunciation: (i-kwip'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. anything kept, furnished, or provided for a specific purpose.
  2. the act of equipping a person or thing.
  3. the state of being equipped.
  4. the personal knowledge and skill required for a task, occupation, etc.: He has the necessary equipment for law.
  5. the rolling stock of a railroad.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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