Materiel— all items necessary to equip, operate, maintain, and support military activities without distinction as to its application for administrative or combat purposes.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Materiel
- That in a complex system which constitutes the materials, or instruments employed, in distinction from the personnel, or men; as, the baggage, munitions, provisions, etc., of an army; or the buildings, libraries, and apparatus of a college, in distinction from its officers.
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