apparatus / ˌæp əˈræt əs, -ˈreɪ təs /


apparatus 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural ap·pa·rat·us, ap·pa·rat·us·es.

  1. a group or combination of instruments, machinery, tools, materials, etc., having a particular function or intended for a specific use: Our town has excellent fire-fighting apparatus.
  2. any complex instrument or mechanism for a particular purpose.
  3. any system or systematic organization of activities, functions, processes, etc., directed toward a specific goal: the apparatus of government; espionage apparatus.
  4. Physiology. a group of structurally different organs working together in the performance of a particular function: the digestive apparatus.

apparatus 近义词

n. 名词 noun

equipment with a purpose

n. 名词 noun

organization or system


  1. The scenarios laid out by the Transition Integrity Project and Foley shouldn’t be taken as definite outcomes, but they do make clear that the rickety apparatus governing our electoral process could collapse if key actors decide to push against it.
  2. The increase in Hong Kong’s oppressive policies under the new national security law has created fear that the universal testing scheme is just another apparatus of state control.
  3. Endorsing fewer candidates is part of a longer-term approach as the group’s political apparatus has grown more sophisticated.
  4. Studies have shown that it’s easy to identify riders using this information, providing the city government with a massive surveillance apparatus.
  5. He set up the apparatus in his woodshop and filmed himself coughing without and with a mask.
  6. The way academics still publish papers on whether you possess the necessary mental apparatus to function in a civil democracy.
  7. After failing to secure the nomination, he eventually suspended his campaign—but he did not suspend his political apparatus.
  8. But providing an objective picture is not what the Kremlin and its media apparatus is known for.
  9. Safety officials believe it snapped, sending both acrobats and apparatus hurtling 25 to 40 feet to the floor.
  10. He also opted to use “his eyes” as his only light measuring apparatus, something Nel quickly dismissed as “subjective.”
  11. “The sepoys have come in from Meerut,” he announced with the slow tick of the earliest form of apparatus.
  12. While the test is somewhat tedious, all the manipulations are simple and require no apparatus but flasks, test-tubes, and funnels.
  13. Hydrogen sulphid is easily prepared in the simple apparatus shown in Fig. 30.
  14. The endless miles of railways, the vast apparatus of the factories, the soaring structures of the cities bear easy witness to it.
  15. As all parts of this apparatus are of metal changes in humidity or temperature do not affect its regulation.