Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Apparatuses'
Apparatuses Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Apparatus \Ap"pa*ratus\, n.; pl. Apparatus, also rarely
Apparatuses. [L., from apparare, apparatum, to prepare; ad
+ prepare to make ready.]
- Things provided as means to some end.
- Hence: A full collection or set of implements, or utensils, for a given duty, experimental or operative; any complex instrument or appliance, mechanical or chemical, for a specific action or operation; machinery; mechanism.
- (Physiol.) A collection of organs all of which unite in a common function; as, the respiratory apparatus.