Definition of Instrument. Meaning of Instrument. Synonyms of Instrument
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Definition of Instrument
InstrumentInstrument In"stru*ment, n. [F. instrument, L. instrumentum.
1. 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.
All the lofty instruments of war. --Shak.
2. A contrivance or implement, by which musical sounds are
produced; as, a musical instrument.
Praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
--Ps. cl. 4.
But signs when songs and instruments he hears.
3. (Law) 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. --Burrill.
4. One who, or that which, is made a means, or is caused to
serve a purpose; a medium, means, or agent.
Or useful serving man and instrument, To any
sovereign state. --Shak.
The bold are but the instruments of the wise.
Syn: Tool; implement; utensil; machine; apparatus; channel;
Instrument In"stru*ment, v. t.
To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument;
as, a sonata instrumented for orchestra.
Meaning of Instrument from wikipedia
to: Flight instruments
, the devices
used to measure
the speed, altitude, and pertinent flight angles
of various kinds
- String instruments
, stringed instruments
, or chordophones
are musical instruments
that produce sound
from vibrating strings
when the performer plays
- The word shaker describes
a large number
of percussive musical instruments
used for creating rhythm
in music. They are called shakers because
- Play media
A mathematical instrument
is a tool or device
used in the study
of mathematics. In geometry, construction
of various proofs
- A percussion instrument
is a musical instrument
that is sounded
by being struck
or s****ed by a beater
or enclosed beaters
- A blunt instrument
is any solid object
used as a weapon, which damages
by applying direct mechanical
force, and has no penetrating point
- The recorder
is a woodwind musical instrument
in the group known
duct flutes—flutes with a whistle
mouthpiece. A recorder
can be distinguished...
- The Instruments
is the musical project
in a number
of Athens, Georgia groups including Circulatory
System, Elf Power, and...
- A keyboard instrument
is a musical instrument
a keyboard, a row of levers which
by the fingers. The most common
- The helicon
is a br**** musical instrument
in the tuba family. Most are B♭ b****es, but they also commonly exist
in E♭, F, and tenor
sizes, as well as other...
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