[in-struh-men-tey-shuh n] /ˌɪn strə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən/
the arranging of music for , especially for an orchestra.
the list of for which a composition is scored.
the use of, or work done by, .
the science of developing, manufacturing, and utilizing , especially those used in science and industry.
the instruments specified in a musical score or arrangement
the arrangement of a piece of music for an orchestra; orchestration
the study of the characteristics of musical instruments
the use of instruments or tools
“composition and arrangement of music for instruments,” 1845, from French instrumentation, from instrument (see instrument + -ation).
[in-struh-men-tid] /ˈɪn strəˌmɛn tɪd/ adjective 1. equipped with to perform specified functions, as testing, measurement, or control: an instrumented railroad car. [in-struh-muh nt] /ˈɪn strə mənt/ noun 1. a mechanical tool or implement, especially one used for delicate or precision work: surgical instruments. 2. a contrivance or apparatus for producing musical sounds: a stringed instrument. […]
noun 1. the control and navigation of an aircraft by reference to its gauges, with no or only limited visual reference outside the cockpit. noun 1. the navigation of an aircraft by the use of instruments only
noun 1. an aircraft landing accomplished by use of gauges on the instrument panel and ground-based radio equipment, with limited reference to outside visual signals. noun 1. an aircraft landing relying only upon instruments and ground radio devices, usually made when visibility is very poor
noun 1. Also called instrument board. a panel on which are mounted an array of dials, lights, and gauges that monitor the performance of a machine or device, as an airplane. 2. Automotive. (def 1). noun 1. a panel on which instruments are mounted, as on a car See also dashboard 2. an array of […]