Associations to the word «Apparatus»

Pictures for the word «Apparatus»


APPARATUS, noun. The entirety of means whereby a specific production is made existent or task accomplished.
APPARATUS, noun. A complex machine or instrument.
APPARATUS, noun. An assortment of tools or instruments.
APPARATUS, noun. A bureaucratic organization, especially one influenced by political patronage.
APPARATUS, noun. (firefighting) A vehicle used for emergency response.
APPARATUS CRITICI, noun. Plural of apparatus criticus
APPARATUS CRITICUS, noun. Synonym of critical apparatus.

Dictionary definition

APPARATUS, noun. Equipment designed to serve a specific function.
APPARATUS, noun. (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function; "the breathing apparatus".

Wise words

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