equipping

[ US /ɪˈkwɪpɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɪkwˈɪpɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
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How To Use equipping In A Sentence

  • Such categorization often results in intellectual stereotyping that disrupts the process of equipping students for ministry.
  • For example, around 1750 Antoine Thiout introduced the innovation of equipping a lathe with a screw drive.
  • Relative poverty, however, did not prevent Martin from equipping himself with an excellent education.
  • The article states, “John McCain skipped close to a dozen votes on Iraq, and on at least another 10 occasions, he voted against arming and equipping the troops, providing adequate rest for the troops between deployments and for health care or other benefits for veterans.” McCain in Colorado - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com
  • According to Davenant, in 1639 Suckling spent the colossal sum of £12,000 on equipping "100 very handsome proper young men, whom he clad in white doublets and scarlett breeches, and scarlet coates, hatts, and . . . feathers" to lend military support to the king's ill-fated advance against the first Scottish rebellion, one episode in the long period of conflict. Pens at the Ready
  • British art reached a magnificent peak, especially in metalwork, all swirling motifs and fine enamelling, but it concentrated on the equipping of warrior chiefs and possibly the adornment of shrines.
  • They spent a lot of money equipping the school with new computers.
  • He said there had been a ‘huge increase in the defence bill’ and the state would be spending R30 bn over next five years re-equipping the defence force.
  • But if by Neoplatonic belief stars were considered divine agencies, and if by humanist interpretation the sacred task of the Roman augur were translated to the role of the Christian priest, then the process of astrological divination and its place in human affairs is less opaque, at least at the court of Urbino: it is a cultural absorption of history into a new context, equipping humans to make decisions in the face of uncertainty. Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro
  • As a leader in war he is responsible for the raising, equipping and training of the local fyrd which is drawn from among the lesser nobles and upper ranks of the peasantry in the area.
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