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Another word for apparatus

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Noun
  1. Something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

    See also:

    machine

  2. Things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

      1. An identifying yet superficial characteristic.
      2. (Plural only) apparatus needed for a task or journey.
      3. Furnishings; trappings; equipment; specif., a soldier's equipment except clothes and weapons
      1. The rolling stock especially of a transportation system.
      2. Something with which a person, organization, or thing is equipped:
      3. Whatever a person, group, or thing is equipped with; the special things needed for some purpose; supplies, furnishings, apparatus, etc.
      1. Movable property; esp., apparatus or equipment for some particular task, as a workman's tools, the rigging of a ship, a harness, etc.
      2. (Countable) a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.
      3. A system of two or more gears meshed together so that the motion of one controls the speed and torque of another
      1. What a thing is, or may be, made of; constituent substance; elements, parts, or constituents
      2. Something, such as an idea or information, that is to be refined and made or incorporated into a finished effort:
      3. The substance or substances out of which a thing is or can be made.
      1. The equipment, apparatus, and supplies of a military force or other organization.
      2. Materials and tools necessary to any work, enterprise, etc.; specif., weapons, equipment, supplies, etc. of armed forces
      1. A set of clothing, often with accessories:
      2. (Informal) A business or firm.
      3. A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose:
      1. Articles, usually things used in some activity; equipment; apparatus; specif., the apparatus used in the storage or use of illegal drugs
      2. (Archaic) Things a woman owns, apart from her dowry.
      3. (Plural only) Miscellaneous items, especially the set of equipment required for a particular activity; stuff.
      1. (Slang) Radio equipment, especially a citizen's band transceiver.
      2. (Obsolete) A wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct.
      3. (Slang, computing) A computer case, often modified for looks.
      1. The equipment used in a particular activity, especially in fishing; gear.
      2. (Sports) The act of stopping an opposing player carrying the ball, especially by forcing the opponent to the ground, as in football or Rugby.
      3. (Football) One of two offensive linemen positioned between the guard and the end on either side of the ball.
      1. The result of work or activity:
      2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
      3. A turn of events; a circumstance:
      1. (US) a place to pull off a road
      2. A wider part of a narrow road, enabling vehicles to pass one another
      3. The act or an instance of turning out:
    See also:

    means

Another word for apparatus

Noun
      1. A dental or surgical device designed to perform a therapeutic or corrective function.
      2. A device or machine for performing a specific task
      3. A device or instrument designed to perform a specific function, especially an electrical device, such as a toaster, for household use:
      1. Machines collectively
      2. A system of related elements that operate in a definable manner:
      3. The machines constituting a production apparatus, in a plant etc., collectively.
      1. The act, way, or power of contriving
      2. Something contrived, as an invention, mechanical device, or ingenious plan
      3. A means, such as an elaborate plan or strategy, to accomplish a certain objective
      1. (Obs., Law) Personal property given to a wife by her husband which he may dispose of during his life, but which passes to her at his death
      2. Articles, usually things used in some activity; equipment; apparatus; specif., the apparatus used in the storage or use of illegal drugs
      3. (Plural only) Miscellaneous items, especially the set of equipment required for a particular activity; stuff.
    See also:

    device

    equipment