Materiel is defined as the equipment and supplies of military organizations.
An example of materiel is a supply of weapons.
materials and tools necessary to any work, enterprise, etc.; specif., weapons, equipment, supplies, etc. of armed forces
Origin of materielFrench matériel: see material
The equipment, apparatus, and supplies of a military force or other organization.
Origin of materielFrench matériel consisting of matter, materiel from Old French material ; see material .
- Not to be confused with
From French matÃ©riel.