materiel


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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.
Upon SAF logistics departments decision to raise SAF commitment to NATO Allied Committee (AC/135) from sponsorship level 1 to sponsorship level 2, SAF must now utilize a NATO-wide materiel codification standard through the use of a NATO Codification System (NCS) compliant software.
Cette realite a ouvert la voie d'un business qui rapporte gros que certains ont toujours su exploiter a outrance depuis des decennies, mettant a profit le vide juridique qui caracterise le materiel medical importe par les differentes societes specialisees dans ce business, ce qui ouvre la voie a certains etablissements et intermediaires pour aller faire tranquillement leur marche en Belgique, en France, en Espagne, en Allemagne, dans des espaces, des hangars oE s'entasse le materiel medical usage dont les etablissements de sante de ces pays ne veulent plus.
Dunwoody is the former Commanding General, US Army Materiel Command (AMC).
The president had nominated him for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general/chief of staff for Army Materiel Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.
In the long run, these attributes enable commanders to sustain combat power in their warfighting platforms through improved materiel readiness.
All shipments of classified government-furnished materiel and secondary repair items were reported as received by the contractors in our survey.
Army pilots flying the relief helicopters only knew the food and vital materiel for the villagers was always there for pick-up.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - The 95th Security Forces Squadron was honored by the Air Force Materiel Command, Edwards Air Force Base's parent unit.
TM 43-0139, Painting Instructions for Army Materiel, gives information about applying ID markings over camouflage CARC colors.
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.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-1 June 2004-Norway's defence materiel export rose to NOK3,023m in 2003(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.

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