- Something which came originally in kit form.
- (music) drum kit
- a school of pigeons, especially domesticated, trained pigeons
- A kind of basket made from straw of rushes, especially for holding fish; by extension, the contents of such a basket, used as a measure of weight.
"He was pushing a barrow on the fish dock, wheeling aluminium kits which, when full, each contain 10 stone of fish."
- A collection of parts sold for the buyer to assemble.
"I built the entire car from a kit."
- (computing, informal) A full software distribution, as opposed to a patch or upgrade.
- Synonym of kit violin.
- A circular wooden vessel, made of hooped staves.
- Any collection of items needed for a specific purpose, especially for use by a workman, or personal effects packed for travelling.
"Always carry a good first-aid kit."
- (Britain, informal) Clothing.
"Get your kit off and come to bed."
- kit fox
- A collection of items forming the equipment of a soldier, carried in a knapsack.
- (Britain, sports) The standard set of clothing, accessories and equipment worn by players.
- (transitive) To assemble or collect something into kits or sets or to give somebody a kit. See also kit out and other derived phrases.
"We need to kit the parts for the assembly by Friday, so that manufacturing can build the tool."