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kit 1

 (kĭt)
n.
1.
a. A set of articles or implements used for a specific purpose: a survival kit; a shaving kit.
b. A container for such a set.
2. A set of parts or materials to be assembled: a model airplane kit.
3. A packaged set of related materials: a sales kit.
4. Chiefly British
a. A collection of clothing and other personal effects used for travel or by a soldier.
b. A container, such as a bag or knapsack, for storing or holding such a collection.
Phrasal Verb:
kit out Chiefly British
To provide with clothing or equipment.
Idiom:
the (whole) kit and caboodle Informal
The entire collection or lot.

[Middle English kitte, wooden tub, probably from Middle Dutch.]

kit 2

 (kĭt)
n.
1. A kitten.
2. One of the young of certain other fur-bearing mammals, especially a fox or rabbit.

[Short for kitten.]

kit 3

 (kĭt)
n.
A tiny, narrow violin used by dancing masters in the 1600s and 1700s.

[Origin unknown.]
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kit

(kɪt)
n
1. a set of tools, supplies, construction materials, etc, for use together or for a purpose: a first-aid kit; a model aircraft kit.
2. the case or container for such a set
3.
a. a set of pieces of equipment ready to be assembled
b. (as modifier): kit furniture.
4.
a. clothing and other personal effects, esp those of a traveller or soldier: safari kit; battle kit.
b. informal clothing in general (esp in the phrase get one's kit off)
5. (Crafts) NZ a flax basket
6. the whole kit the whole kit and caboodle informal everything or everybody
[C14: from Middle Dutch kitte tankard]

kit

(kɪt)
n
(Instruments) a kind of small violin, now obsolete, used esp by dancing masters in the 17th–18th centuries
[C16: of unknown origin]

kit

(kɪt)
n
1. an informal or diminutive name for kitten
2. (Zoology) a cub of various small mammals, such as the ferret or fox
[C16: by shortening]

kit

(kɪt)
n
NZ a plaited flax basket
[from Māori kete]

KIT

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) keep in touch
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kit1

(kɪt)

n., v. kit•ted, kit•ting. n.
1. a set of tools, supplies, or materials for a specific purpose: a first-aid kit; a sales kit.
2. a case or container for these.
3. a set of materials or parts from which something can be assembled: a model airplane kit.
4. Chiefly Brit. gear: battle kit.
v.t.
5. Chiefly Brit. to outfit or equip (often fol. by out or up).
Idioms:
the whole kit and caboodle, all the persons or things concerned.
[1325–75; Middle English kyt, kitt < Middle Dutch kitte jug, tankard]

kit2

(kɪt)

n.
a small violin or rebec, used by dancing masters in the 17th and 18th centuries.
[1510–20; orig. uncertain]

kit3

(kɪt)

n.
1. a young fox, beaver, or other small furbearing animal.
2. a kitten.
[1555–65; shortened form]
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Kit

 the items forming a soldier’s equipment; ‘articles of kit’, 1785; a number, set, lot, or contents of a vessel, hence, a soldier’s or traveller’s or workman’s kit—Gepp; a person’s baggage or a collection of anything—Slang Dictionary, 1874.
Examples: kit of pigeons, 1880; of tools, 1881.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

kit


Past participle: kitted
Gerund: kitting

Imperative
kit
kit
Present
I kit
you kit
he/she/it kits
we kit
you kit
they kit
Preterite
I kitted
you kitted
he/she/it kitted
we kitted
you kitted
they kitted
Present Continuous
I am kitting
you are kitting
he/she/it is kitting
we are kitting
you are kitting
they are kitting
Present Perfect
I have kitted
you have kitted
he/she/it has kitted
we have kitted
you have kitted
they have kitted
Past Continuous
I was kitting
you were kitting
he/she/it was kitting
we were kitting
you were kitting
they were kitting
Past Perfect
I had kitted
you had kitted
he/she/it had kitted
we had kitted
you had kitted
they had kitted
Future
I will kit
you will kit
he/she/it will kit
we will kit
you will kit
they will kit
Future Perfect
I will have kitted
you will have kitted
he/she/it will have kitted
we will have kitted
you will have kitted
they will have kitted
Future Continuous
I will be kitting
you will be kitting
he/she/it will be kitting
we will be kitting
you will be kitting
they will be kitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kitting
you have been kitting
he/she/it has been kitting
we have been kitting
you have been kitting
they have been kitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kitting
you will have been kitting
he/she/it will have been kitting
we will have been kitting
you will have been kitting
they will have been kitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kitting
you had been kitting
he/she/it had been kitting
we had been kitting
you had been kitting
they had been kitting
Conditional
I would kit
you would kit
he/she/it would kit
we would kit
you would kit
they would kit
Past Conditional
I would have kitted
you would have kitted
he/she/it would have kitted
we would have kitted
you would have kitted
they would have kitted
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KIT

Keep in touch
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kit - a case for containing a set of articleskit - a case for containing a set of articles
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
ditty bag - kit used by sailors and soldiers
toilet kit, travel kit - a kit for carrying toilet articles while traveling
2.kit - gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
carpenter's kit, tool kit - a set of carpenter's tools
first-aid kit - kit consisting of a set of bandages and medicines for giving first aid
appurtenance, paraphernalia, gear - equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
layette - kit consisting of a complete outfit (clothing and accessories) for a new baby
mess kit - kit containing a metal dish and eating utensils; used by soldiers and campers
sewing kit - a kit of articles used in sewing
3.kit - young of any of various fur-bearing animals; "a fox kit"
young mammal - any immature mammal
Verb1.kit - supply with a set of articles or tools
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

kit

noun
3. pack, set, package, flat-pack also available in do-it-yourself kits
get or take your kit off strip off, strip, undress, disrobe, take your clothes off, go naked, unclothe I don't like taking my kit off on screen.
kit something or someone out or up equip, fit, supply, provide with, arm, stock, outfit, costume, furnish, fix up, fit out, deck out, accoutre kitted out with winter coat, skirts, jumpers, nylon stockings
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Translations
حقيبَة أدوات العمَلصُنْدُوقُ العِدَّةُلَوازِم
souprava
udstyrsamlesæt
välineet
pribor
raîeining, módel til samsetningarútbúnaîur
用具一式
도구 한 벌
komplektsmantu maisspiederumitērps
potreby
opremasestavljanka
utrustning
ชุดเครื่องมือ
takımtakım taklavateşya
bộ

kit

[kɪt]
A. N
1. (= equipment, gear) → avíos mpl; (= instruments, tools) → útiles mpl, herramientas fpl (Mil) → pertrechos mpl, petate m
2. (= belongings) → bártulos mpl; (= clothes) → ropa f; (for sports) → equipo m, indumentaria f; (= luggage) → bultos mpl, equipaje m
to get one's kit off (Brit) → ponerse en cueros, ponerse en pelotas, despelotarse
3. (= set of items) → equipo m, kit m; (= first-aid kit) → botiquín m
sewing kitcosturero m, neceser m de costura
4. (= parts for assembly, toy, model) → maqueta f; (= assembly kit) → kit m, juego m por piezas para armar
a computer in kit formun ordenador que se vende como kit or por piezas (y lo monta uno mismo)
see also caboodle
B. CPD kit car N coche que se vende por piezas y lo arma uno mismo
kit out, kit up VT + ADV (Brit) (often passive) → equipar (with de) to be kitted out in [+ clothing] → llevar puesto
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kit

[ˈkɪt] n
(= clothes) → affaires fpl
I've forgotten my gym kit → J'ai oublié mes affaires de gym.
to get one's kit off (British)se désaper
[soldier, camper, climber, explorer] → équipement m, matériel m
(= set) → trousse f
a first aid kit → une trousse de secours
a puncture repair kit → une trousse de réparations
a sewing kit → un nécessaire à couture, une trousse de couture tool kit
(for assembly)kit m
people who build their cars from kits → les gens qui construisent leurs voitures à partir de kits
model aeroplane kits → des maquettes d'avions à monter drum kit
kit out
vt (British)équiper
to kit sb out with sth → équiper qn de qch
to be kitted out in sth → être équipé de qch
to kit o.s. out with sth → s'équiper de qch
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kit

n
(= equipment) (for fishing, photography etc) → Ausrüstung f; (Mil) → Ausrüstung f, → Montur f (old); kit inspection (Mil) → Bekleidungs- or Ausrüstungsappell m
(Sport: clothes) → Ausrüstung f, → Zeug nt (inf), → Sachen pl (inf); gym kitSportzeug nt, → Sportsachen pl; get your kit off! (inf: = undress) → zieh dich aus!
(= belongings, luggage etc)Sachen pl ? caboodle
(= set of items) (tools) → Werkzeug nt; (in box) → Werkzeugkasten m; (= puncture repair kit)Flickzeug nt
(for self-assembly) → Bastelsatz m
(Brit sl: = heroin) → H nt (sl), → Sugar m (sl)

kit

:
kitbag
nSeesack m
kit car
n aus einem Bausatz zusammengebautes Kraftfahrzeug
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kit

[kɪt] n
a. (equipment, gen) → kit m inv, attrezzatura (Mil) → equipaggiamento (Sport) (outfit) → tenuta; (gear) → attrezzi mpl; (tools) → arnesi mpl
b. (parts for assembly) → kit m inv di montaggio
kitchen units in kit form → mobili mpl per cucina in kit di montaggio
toy aircraft kit → kit per aeromodellismo
kit out vt + adv (Brit) → attrezzare, equipaggiare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

kit

(kit)
1. (an outfit of) tools, clothes etc for a particular purpose. He carried his tennis kit in a bag; a repair kit for mending punctures in bicycle tyres.
2. a collection of the materials etc required to make something. He bought a model aeroplane kit.
ˈkitbag noun
a strong bag for holding (usually a soldier's) kit.
kit outpast tense, past participle ˈkitted verb
to provide with all the clothes, tools etc necessary for a particular purpose. The money was spent on kitting out the school football team.
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kit

صُنْدُوقُ العِدَّةُ souprava udstyr Werkzeug κιτ equipo välineet kit pribor kit 用具一式 도구 한 벌 pakket sett zestaw kit набор utrustning ชุดเครื่องมือ takım bộ 成套工具
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

kit

n. equipo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Collins Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

kit

n estuche m, botiquín m; epinephrine — estuche de epinefrina; first-aid — botiquín de primeros auxilios
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
We had scarcely begun our repast when there was a knock at the door by which I had entered, and Nell bursting into a hearty laugh, which I was rejoiced to hear, for it was childlike and full of hilarity, said it was no doubt dear old Kit coming back at last.
Kit was a shock-headed, shambling, awkward lad with an uncommonly wide mouth, very red cheeks, a turned-up nose, and certainly the most comical expression of face I ever saw.
'A long way, wasn't it, Kit?' said the little old man.
'Why, then, it was a goodish stretch, master,' returned Kit.
It was a great point too that Kit himself was flattered by the sensation he created, and after several efforts to preserve his gravity, burst into a loud roar, and so stood with his mouth wide open and his eyes nearly shut, laughing violently.
As for Kit himself (whose laugh had been all the time one of that sort which very little would change into a cry) he carried a large slice of bread and meat and a mug of beer into a corner, and applied himself to disposing of them with great voracity.
Kit, who in despatching his bread and meat had been swallowing two-thirds of his knife at every mouthful with the coolness of a juggler, stopped short in his operations on being thus appealed to, and bawled 'Nobody isn't such a fool as to say he doosn't,' after which he incapacitated himself for further conversation by taking a most prodigious sandwich at one bite.
'Good night, Kit,' said the child, her eyes lighting up with merriment and kindness.'
'No, no, master,' said Kit, 'that won't do, that won't.'
'I'd have found her, master,' said Kit, 'I'd have found her.
Once more opening his mouth and shutting his eyes, and laughing like a stentor, Kit gradually backed to the door, and roared himself out.
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