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ma·te·ri·el

or ma·té·ri·el  (mə-tîr′ē-ĕl′)
n.
The equipment, apparatus, and supplies of a military force or other organization.

[French matériel, consisting of matter, materiel, from Old French material; see material.]

materiel

(məˌtɪərɪˈɛl) or

matériel

n
(Military) the materials and equipment of an organization, esp of a military force. Compare personnel
[C19: from French: material]

ma•té•ri•el

or ma•te•ri•el

(məˌtɪər iˈɛl)

n.
the aggregate of equipment and supplies used by an organization, as the military. Compare personnel.
[1805–15; < French; see material]

materiel

All items (including ships, tanks, self-propelled weapons, aircraft, etc., and related spares, repair parts, and support equipment, but excluding real property, installations, and utilities) necessary to equip, operate, maintain, and support military activities without distinction as to its application for administrative or combat purposes. See also equipment; personal property.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.materiel - equipment and supplies of a military forcemateriel - equipment and supplies of a military force
baggage - the portable equipment and supplies of an army
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
marching order - equipage for marching; "the company was dressed in full marching order"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

materiel

or matériel
noun
Things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose:
accouterment (often used in plural), apparatus, equipment, gear, material (used in plural), outfit, paraphernalia, rig, tackle, thing (used in plural), turnout.
Translations

materiel

[məˌtɪərɪˈel] N (US) → material m bélico

matériel

n (US) → Ausrüstung f
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To Agafea Mihalovna, to the nurse, to his grandfather, to his father even, Mitya was a living being, requiring only materiel care, but for his mother he had long been a mortal being, with whom there had been a whole series of spiritual relations already.
MSG is offering the solution to many of the Air Force Materiel Command's directorates.
Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's (USAMRMC) mission to provide solutions to medical problems of importance to the American war fighter at home and abroad.
CRUM IS THE DIVISION CHIEF FOR THE INTEGRATED LOGISTICS SUPPORT DIVISION IN CASCOM's MATERIEL SYSTEMS DIRECTORATE.
Army Materiel Command, headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va.
While the Army is increasing the number of loggies in division and corps G4 shops as it eliminates DISCOMICOSCOMs, ASC--a part of Army Materiel Command--will be providing services in the areas of materiel management and distribution.
All shipments of classified government-furnished materiel and secondary repair items were reported as received by the contractors in our survey.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - The 95th Security Forces Squadron was honored by the Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base's parent unit.
NAMSA's business philosophy is simple and effective: by consolidating nations' requirements for maintenance, engineering and supply management services, it can leverage its buying power to purchase economic quantities of materiel generating significant cost avoidance.
Vice Admiral KR Nair, AVSM, VSM took over as the Chief of Materiel of Indian Navy today.
Established in 2000, the Army Materiel Command Fellows Program was designed to build a multi-functional, mobile cadre of qualified personnel.

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