AskDefine | Define kit

Dictionary Definition

kit

Noun

1 a case for containing a set of articles
2 gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose [syn: outfit]
3 young of any of various fur-bearing animals; "a fox kit" v : supply with a set of articles or tools [syn: kit out, kit up]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A set of parts, tools, clothing or other equipment, collected for some specific purpose.
    I built the entire car from a kit.
    Always carry a good first aid kit.
  2. A shortened form of kitten.
  3. clothing
  4. a full software distribution, as opposed to a patch or upgrade

Translations

equipment
kitten

Verb

  1. To assemble or collect something into kits or sets or to give somebody a kit. See also kit out and other derived phrases.
    We need to kit the parts for the assembly by Friday, so that manufacturing can build the tool.

Adjective

  1. Something which came originally in kit form.
    kit car

Bosnian

Noun

kit m s

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

κη̃τος (kitos) - whale.

Noun

kit
  1. whale (Cetacea).

Declension

References

Danish

Noun

kit

Dutch

Noun

kit

Hungarian

Pronoun

kit

Serbian

Noun

kit m s

See also

Slovene

Noun

kit m s

Extensive Definition

Kit or KIT may refer to:

Assembly

Transportation

  • Body kit, collection of exterior modifications to a car
  • Hush kit, device for reducing noise from an engine
  • Kit car, automobile that is available in kit form

People

Music

  • Drum kit, collection of drums, cymbals, etc. arranged for convenient playing
  • Kit violin, a small stringed musical instrument
  • Yona-Kit, math rock quartet active in 1994

Programming

Science and Academia

Clothing

  • Kit (association football), the standard equipment and attire worn by players in association football
  • Kit, a slang reference to the type of gear, weaponry, tools or ordnance used by military forces, police or security personnel

Other

See also

kit in German: KIT
kit in French: Kit
kit in Italian: KIT
kit in Japanese: KIT

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

A string, Amati, Cheshire cat, Chinchilla cat, Cremona, D string, E string, G string, Maltese cat, Strad, Stradivari, Stradivarius, accouterments, alley cat, apparatus, appliances, appointments, appurtenances, armament, bass, bass viol, battery, birdling, block, blue cat, bow, bridge, bull fiddle, calf, calico cat, cat, catling, cello, chick, chickling, chicky, colt, contrabass, conveniences, crowd, cub, dogie, double bass, duckling, duffel, equipage, equipment, facilities, facility, fawn, feline, fiddle, fiddlebow, fiddlestick, fingerboard, fittings, fixtures, fledgling, foal, fryer, furnishings, furniture, gear, gib, gib-cat, gosling, grimalkin, house cat, impedimenta, implements, installations, instruments, kid, kit fiddle, kit violin, kitling, kitten, kitty, kitty-cat, lamb, lambkin, litter, machinery, materiel, mouser, munition, munitions, nest, nestling, outfit, pack, paraphernalia, piglet, pigling, plant, plumbing, polliwog, pullet, pup, puppy, puss, pussy, pussycat, rig, rigging, scroll, series, set, shoat, silver cat, soundboard, stock-in-trade, string, suit, suite, supplies, tabby, tabby cat, tackle, tadpole, tenor violin, things, tiger cat, tom, tomcat, tools, tortoise-shell cat, trappings, tuning peg, utensils, viola, violin, violinette, violoncello, violoncello piccolo, violone, violotta, weaner, whelp, yeanling
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