materiel

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materiel

[mə¦tir·ē′el]
(ordnance)
Things of all kinds required for the equipment, maintenance, operation, and support of military activities, both combat and noncombat.
In a restricted sense, those things used in combat or logistic support operations, such as weapons, motor vehicles, or special-purpose clothing, as distinguished from items of ordinary use, such as uniforms, food, or medicine.
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