1. anything kept, furnished, or provided for a specific purpose.
2. the act of equipping a person or thing.
3. the state of being equipped.
"Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you"
This is an important truth to live by for anyone venturing into the Great Outdoors, be they hikers, campers, backpackers, fishermen, or hunters. Throughout the day, in whatever you are doing, you need your gear to be in good working order. The Gear Care advice below is intended to help you get the most out of your equipment, and to keep it maintained in the best possible condition.