[in-struh-men-tl-ist] /ˌɪn strəˈmɛn tl ɪst/
a person who plays a musical .
an advocate of instrumentalism.
of, relating to, or advocating instrumentalism.
a person who plays a musical instrument
(philosophy) a person who believes in the doctrines of instrumentalism
of or relating to instrumentalism
1823, from instrumental in the musical sense + -ist.
[in-struh-men-tal-i-tee] /ˌɪn strə mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural instrumentalities for 1, 3. 1. the quality or state of being . 2. the fact or function of serving some purpose. 3. a means or agency.
- Instrumental learning
noun 1. (psychol) a method of training in which the reinforcement is made contingent on the occurrence of the response Compare classical conditioning
- Instrumental music
Among instruments of music used by the Hebrews a principal place is given to stringed instruments. These were, (1.) The kinnor, the “harp.” (2.) The nebel, “a skin bottle,” rendered “psaltery.” (3.) The sabbeka, or “sackbut,” a lute or lyre. (4.) The gittith, occurring in the title of Ps. 8; 8; 84. (5.) Minnim (Ps. […]
instrumentarium in·stru·men·tar·i·um (ĭn’strə-mən-târ’ē-əm, -měn-) n. pl. in·stru·men·tar·i·a (-ē-ə) A collection of instruments and other equipment for a surgical operation or for a medical procedure.