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instrumentation

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The application or use of instruments.
  • n. Music The study and practice of arranging music for instruments.
  • n. Music The arrangement or orchestration resulting from such practice.
  • n. Music A list of instruments used in an orchestration.
  • n. The study, development, and manufacture of instruments, as for scientific or industrial use.
  • n. Instruments for a specific purpose.
  • n. Instrumentality.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of using or adapting as an instrument; a series or combination of instruments; means; agency.
  • n. The arrangement of a musical composition for performance by a number of different instruments; orchestration; instrumental composition; composition for an orchestra or military band.
  • n. The act or manner of playing upon musical instruments; performance; as, his instrumentation is perfect.
  • n. On a vehicle, dashboard gauges monitoring engine functions and performance, along with other essential functions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of using or adapting as an instrument; a series or combination of instruments; means; agency.
  • n.
  • n. The arrangement of a musical composition for performance by a number of different instruments; orchestration; instrumental composition; composition for an orchestra or military band.
  • n. The act or manner of playing upon musical instruments; performance.
  • n. The act of using instruments to measure or control the behavior of an object, as a patient in a hospital or a machine being tested while under development.
  • n. The act of furnishing or attaching instruments to/
  • n. The set of instruments included in a system.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Use of instruments; work done by means of instruments, especially in surveying and the like.
  • n. Instrumental means or aid; facility furnished by instruments; intermediate agency.
  • n. In music, the process, act, or science of composing or arranging music for instruments, especially for an orchestra.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments
  • n. the act of providing or using the instruments needed for some implementation
  • n. an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
  • n. the instruments called for in a musical score or arrangement for a band or orchestra

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