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Instrument (IPA: /ˈɪnstɹəmənt/)


Instrument (n.)

That by means of which any work is performed, or result is effected; a tool; a utensil; an implement; as, the instruments of a mechanic; astronomical instruments.

Instrument (n.)

A contrivance or implement, by which musical sounds are produced; as, a musical instrument.

Instrument (n.)

A writing, as the means of giving formal expression to some act; a writing expressive of some act, contract, process, as a deed, contract, writ, etc.

Instrument (n.)

One who, or that which, is made a means, or is caused to serve a purpose; a medium, means, or agent.

Instrument (v. t.)

To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument; as, a sonata instrumented for orchestra.

Instrument

1999 film by Jem Cohen

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Album by To Rococo Rot

Instrument Synonyms

Instrumental Role

Instrument Synonyms

Official Document, Legal Document, Legal Instrument

Instrument Synonyms

Musical Instrument

Instrument Synonyms

Pawn, Cat's-paw

Instrument Synonyms

Tool

Instrument Synonyms

Instrumentate

Translations

Instrument in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Accordion, n. An instrument in harmony with the sentiments of an assassin." - Ambrose Bierce

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Barometer, n. An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having." - Ambrose Bierce

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Believe me Delmar, woman is the most fiendish instrument of torture ever devised to bedevil the days of man." - Women

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Cannon, n. An instrument employed in the rectification of national boundaries." - Ambrose Bierce

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Every instrument requires to be made by experience." - Leonardo da Vinci


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