What is another word for apparatus?

Pronunciation: [ˌapəɹˈe͡ɪtəs] (IPA)

The term "apparatus" refers to a complex equipment or structure used for specific functions. Synonyms for this term include equipment, device, machinery, tools, instruments, and gear. Each word has a slightly different connotation or usage. For instance, "equipment" typically refers to a set of tools or machines used for a specific task, while "device" often refers to a mechanism that serves a specific purpose. Moreover, "machinery" suggests a more complex system of equipment or tools, while "tools" often refer to handheld implements used for a particular job. In contrast, "instruments" typically refers to precision devices used for scientific or medical purposes, while "gear" usually refers to a set of equipment used for a specific activity.

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What are the hypernyms for Apparatus?

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What are the hyponyms for Apparatus?

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  • hyponyms for apparatus (as nouns)

    • body
      body part.

Usage examples for Apparatus

Have him bring what apparatus he possesses with him.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
"Oh, it will do something, all right," he'd said once, "but it won't be anything that needs all that apparatus.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett
Spaulding looked back at the apparatus.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett

Famous quotes with Apparatus

  • Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
    Nelson Algren
  • My system uses no apparatus. The resistance of your own body is the best and safest apparatus.
    Charles Atlas
  • The investigations also proved that there were many cases of spontaneous deviation, i.e. cases where there had been no stimulation of the semi-circular canal apparatus.
    Robert Barany
  • Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.
    Walter Benjamin
  • Brain: an apparatus with which we think we think.
    Ambrose Bierce

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