apparatus

  1. equipment designed to serve a specific function
  2. (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function

Apparatus

A term usually used by firefighters describing a piece of equipment, usually a company vehicle.
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apparatus

(ap″ә-ră´tәs) pl. appara´tus, apparatuses an arrangement of a number of parts acting together to perform a special function. juxtaglomerular apparatus a collective term for the juxtaglomerular cells in a nephron. Wangensteen's apparatus ...
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apparatus

[n] - (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function 2. [n] - equipment designed to serve a specific function
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Apparatus

• (pl. ) of Apparatus • (n.) Hence: A full collection or set of implements, or utensils, for a given duty, experimental or operative; any complex instrument or appliance, mechanical or chemical, for a specific action or operation; machinery; mechanism. • (n.) Things provided as means to some end. • (n.) A collection of organs al...
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apparatus

noun (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function; `the breathing apparatus`
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Apparatus

Ap'pa·ratus noun ; plural Apparatus , also rarely Apparatuses [ Latin , from apparare , apparatum , to prepare; ad + prepare to make ready.] 1. Things provided as means to some end. 2. Hence: A full collection or set of implements, ...
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Apparatus

A term usually used by firefighters describing a piece of equipment, usually a company vehicle.
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Apparatus

An appliance or device designed for a particular use and produced by physical act or labor.
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apparatus

device or assembly of devices which can be used as an independent unit for specific functions NOTE - In English, the term 'apparatus' sometimes implies use by skilled persons for professional purposes.
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apparatus

equipment, gear, machinery / splendor, magnificence.
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Apparatus

Fire Apparatus is divided into seven categories by NFPA Standard 1901 Pumper Fire Apparatus, Initial Attack Apparatus, Mobile Water Supply Apparatus, Aerial Apparatus, Quint Fire Apparatus, Special Service fire apparatus, and Mobile Foam fire apparatus. Each category is defined in detail by the NFPA Standard that applies to all fire apparatus in th...
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Apparatus

Fire engines, trucks, tankers, and combinations; can also refer to other equipment such as the SCBA.
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apparatus

Latin, meaning: equipment, gear, machinery/ splendor, magnificence.
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apparatus

Origin: L, from apparare, apparatum, to prepare; ad + prepare to make ready. ... 1. Things provided as means to some end. ... 2. Hence: A full collection or set of implements, or utensils, for a given duty, experimental or operative; any complex instrument or appliance, mechanical or chemical, for a specific action or operation; machinery; mechanis...
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apparatus

Type: Term Pronunciation: ap′ă-rā′tŭs Definitions: 1. A collection of instruments adapted for a special purpose. 2. An instrument made up of several parts. 3. A group or system of glands, ducts, blood vessels, muscles, or other anatomic structures involved in the performance of some function.
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