equipment vs facilities.

Discussion in 'English Only' started by mfung, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. mfung Junior Member

    china/chinese
    What is the difference between equipment and facilities. Does IT equipment equals to iT facilities?
     
  2. Perdue Senior Member

    UK
    UK English
    facilities normally refers to what is available - eg. a room available with computers in it - whereas equipment refers more specifically to objects that are used, eg. computers, printers.
     
  3. Ynez Senior Member

    Spain
    Spanish
    To simplify:

    facilities = buildings
    equipment = machines
     

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