Definition of Instruments. Meaning of Instruments. Synonyms of Instruments

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Definition of Instruments

Instrument
Instrument In"stru*ment, n. [F. instrument, L. instrumentum. See Instruct.] 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. --Dryden. 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. --Dryden. Syn: Tool; implement; utensil; machine; apparatus; channel; agent.
Instrument
Instrument In"stru*ment, v. t. To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument; as, a sonata instrumented for orchestra.

Meaning of Instruments from wikipedia

- Instrument may refer to: Flight instruments, the devices used to measure the speed, altitude, and pertinent flight angles of various kinds of aircraft...
- String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings when the performer plays or...
- hand, keyboard instruments, such as the celesta, are not normally part of the percussion section, but keyboard percussion instruments such as the glockenspiel...
- Representatives, was the Texas Instruments president. Geophysical Service, Inc. became a subsidiary of Texas Instruments. Early in 1988, most of GSI was...
- historic instruments of the period and to the reconstruction of instruments. The following table lists instruments, cl****ified as br**** instruments, woodwinds...
- becomes a musical instrument. The history of musical instruments dates to the beginnings of human culture. Early musical instruments may have been used...
- vibration of the player's lips. Br**** instruments are also called labrosones, literally meaning "lip-vibrated instruments". There are several factors involved...
- own category. Financial instruments can be either cash instruments or derivative instruments: Cash instrumentsinstruments whose value is determined...
- Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments. Common examples include flute, clarinet...
- The Mortal Instruments is a series of six young adult fantasy novels written by C****andra Clare, the last of which was published on May 27, 2014. The...
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