—n. 1. a set or collection of tools, supplies, instructional matter, etc., for a specific purpose: a first-aid kit; a sales kit. 2. the case for containing these.
3. such a case and its contents.
4. a set of materials or parts from which something can be assembled: a model car made from a kit. 5. Informal.a set, lot, or collection of things or persons.
6. a wooden tub, pail, etc., usually circular.
7. Chiefly Brit.a costume or outfit of clothing, esp. for a specific purpose: ski kit; dancing kit; battle kit. 8. kit and caboodle or boodle,Informal.the whole lot of persons or things; all of something (often prec. by whole): We took along the whole kit and caboodle in the station wagon.
—v.t. 1. to package or make available in a kit: a new model airplane that has just been kitted for the hobbyist. 2. Chiefly Brit.to outfit or equip (often fol. by out or up).
Pronunciation: (kit),[key] —n. a violin or rebec small enough to be carried in the pocket, used by dancing masters in the 17th and 18th centuries. Also called pochette, sourdine.
Pronunciation: (kit),[key] —n. 1. kitten.
2. a young fox, beaver, or other small furbearing animal.
Pronunciation: (kit),[key] —n. 1. a male given name, form of Christopher. 2. a female given name, form of Catherine or Katherine.