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kit1 British & World English

A set of articles or equipment needed for a specific purpose

kit2 British & World English

The young of certain animals, such as the beaver, ferret, and mink

kit3 British & World English

A small violin, especially one used by a dancing master

kit English Thesaurus

his tool kit

Kit in Kit-Cat Club British & World English

An association of prominent Whigs and literary figures founded in the early part of the 18th century. According to Alexander Pope its members included Richard Steele, Joseph Addison, William Congreve, and John Vanbrugh

kit car British & World English

A car sold as a set of separate components, designed to be assembled by the purchaser

kit-cat British & World English

A canvas of a standard size (typically 36 × 28 in., 91.5 × 71 cm), especially as used for a life-size portrait (kit-cat portrait) showing the sitter’s head, shoulders, and one or both hands

kit fox British & World English

A small nocturnal fox with a yellowish-grey back and large, close-set ears, found in the deserts and steppes of the south-western US

kit-cat New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

canvas used for life-size portraits showing the head, shoulders, and one or both hands

drum kit British & World English

A set of drums, cymbals, and other percussion instruments, used with drumsticks in jazz and popular music. The most basic components are a foot-operated bass drum, a snare drum, a suspended cymbal, and one or more tom-toms

mess kit British & World English

The uniform worn by a military officer on formal occasions in the mess

press kit British & World English

A package of promotional material provided to members of the press to brief them, especially about a product, service, or candidate

Carson, Kit British & World English

(1809–68), US frontiersman and scout; full name Christopher Carson. He was a US Indian agent in the Southwest 1853–61 and organized Union forces against Indians in the West during the Civil War

starter kit British & World English

A set of articles or equipment providing the items and instructions essential for someone taking up a particular activity or starting a process for the first time

hands-free kit British & World English

A set of equipment designed to enable the use of a mobile phone without the hands

survival kit British & World English

A pack of emergency equipment, including food, medical supplies, and tools, especially as carried by members of the armed forces

Kit-Cat Club British & World English

An association of prominent Whigs and literary figures founded in the early part of the 18th century. According to Alexander Pope its members included Richard Steele, Joseph Addison, William Congreve, and John Vanbrugh

first aid kit British & World English

A small box containing items such as bandages, plasters, and antiseptic wipes for use in giving help to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available

get one's kit off British & World English

Take off all one’s clothes

bodykit British & World English

A packaged set of decorations and fittings for customizing a car or motorcycle body

body kit in bodykit British & World English

A packaged set of decorations and fittings for customizing a car or motorcycle body

kitbag British & World English

A long, cylindrical canvas bag, used especially for carrying a soldier’s clothes and personal possessions

toolkit British & World English

A set of tools, especially one kept in a bag or box and used for a particular purpose

get one's kit off in kit1 British & World English

Take off all one’s clothes

caboodle British & World English

The whole number or quantity of people or things in question

kit-cat portrait in kit-cat British & World English

A canvas of a standard size (typically 36 × 28 in., 91.5 × 71 cm), especially as used for a life-size portrait (kit-cat portrait) showing the sitter’s head, shoulders, and one or both hands

kit someone/something out in kit English Thesaurus

the studio is kitted out with six cameras