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1. Equipment, trappings; specifically; a soldier's outfit usually not including clothes and weapons — usually used in plural; an accessory item of clothing or equipment — usually used in plural
2. An identifying and often superficial characteristic or device — usually used in plural
3. Necessary equipment.
accoutrements / əkuːtəmənts /
apparatus / æpərætəs /
1. A set of materials or equipment designed for a particular use; A group of anatomical or cytological parts functioning together; An instrument or appliance designed for a specific operation
2. The functional processes by means of which a systematized activity is carried out; as the machinery of government; the organization of a political party or an underground movement
ETYM Cf. French appointement.
1. A scheduled meeting.
2. The act of putting a person into a non-elective position; SYN. assignment, designation, naming.
3. The job to which one is (or hope to be) appointed.
4. (Usually plural) Furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel); SYN. fitting.
5. (Law) The act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment.
appurtenance / əpɝːtɪnəns /
ETYM Old Fren. apurtenaunce, apartenance, French appartenance, Late Lat. appartenentia, from Latin appertinere. Related to Appertain.
That which belongs to something else; an adjunct; an appendage; an accessory; something annexed to another thing more worthy; in common parlance and legal acceptation, something belonging to another thing as principle.
Machinery, appliances, structures and other parts of the main structure necessary to allow it to operate as intended, but not considered part of the main structure.
A subordinate or adjunct part of.
Belonging; appendage; subsidiary right; pl. apparatus; paraphernalia.
ETYM French caparaçon, from Spanish caparazon a cover for a saddle, coach, etc.; capa cloak, cover (fr. Late Lat. capa, cf. Late Lat. caparo also from capa) + the term. azon. Related to Cap.
A decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse; SYN. trapping, housing, housings.
Ornamented covering for a horse; armor; harness.
equipage / ekwɪpɪdʒ /
1. Material or articles used in equipment; outfit
2. Horse-drawn carriage; equipment and appurtenances; archaic, retinue.
equipment / ɪkwɪpmənt /
ETYM Cf. French équipement. Related to Equip.
An artifact needed for an undertaking or to perform a service.
ETYM Old Eng. gere, ger, AS. gearwe clothing, adornment, armor, from gearo, gearu, ready, yare; akin to Old High Germ. garawî, garwî ornament, dress. Related to Yare, Garb dress.
Miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.; SYN. paraphernalia, appurtenances.
habiliment / həbɪləmənt /
Attire, the dress characteristic of an occupation or occasion.
harness / hɑːrnəs /
ETYM Old Eng. harneis, harnes, Old Fren. harneis, French harnais, harnois; of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. harnez old iron, armor, W. haiarn iron, Armor. houarn, Irish iarann, Gael. iarunn. Related to Iron.
1. An arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart.
2. An arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute).
1. Cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change one's appearance; SYN. make-up, war paint.
2. Cosmetics; especially, cosmetics applied to the face to enhance one's appearance.
3. Cosmetics applied to an actor's face in order to give it an appearance in accord with the character he plays.
ETYM as. plante, Latin planta.
1. An actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience.
2. Buildings for carrying on industrial labor; SYN. works, industrial plant.
3. Something or someone used secretly for discovery by another.
refit / rifɪt /
Outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts).
1. A state of arrangement or appearance:; SYN. trimness.
2. Attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation.
3. Cutting down to the desired size or shape; SYN. trimming, clipping.
utensil / juːtensəl /
ETYM French utensile, ustensile, Latin utensile, from utensilis that may be used, fit for use, from uti, p. p. usus, to use. Related to Use.
An implement for practical use (especially in a household).