spare part

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a small piece of a machine that is needed to replace a piece which is broken or missing

Cars & Driving

  • noun a replacement part, either available from a dealer or carried with the vehicle (like bulbs, fuses, plugs, etc.)

Commerce

  • noun a small piece of machinery used to replace part of a machine which is broken

Information & Library Science

  • noun a component for a machine that can be bought separately to replace one that is broken or worn out

Travel

  • noun a piece of machinery used instead of a piece which is broken or worn out.
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