Associations to the word «Instrument»

Pictures for the word «Instrument»


INSTRUMENT, noun. A device used to produce music.
INSTRUMENT, noun. A means or agency for achieving an effect.
INSTRUMENT, noun. A measuring or displaying device.
INSTRUMENT, noun. A tool, implement used for manipulation or measurement.
INSTRUMENT, noun. (legal) A legal document, such as a contract, deed, trust, mortgage, power, indenture, or will.
INSTRUMENT, noun. (figuratively) A person used as a mere tool for achieving a goal.
INSTRUMENT, verb. (transitive) To apply measuring devices.
INSTRUMENT, verb. (transitive) To devise, conceive, cook up, plan.
INSTRUMENT, verb. To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument.
INSTRUMENT LANDING SYSTEM, noun. A collection of radio navigation aids used by pilots for approach guidance to a specific airport runway, especially when visibility is limited
INSTRUMENT PANEL, noun. A flat, (usually) vertical surface onto which controls, instruments, and displays are mounted.

Dictionary definition

INSTRUMENT, noun. A device that requires skill for proper use.
INSTRUMENT, noun. The means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease".
INSTRUMENT, noun. A person used by another to gain an end.
INSTRUMENT, noun. (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right.
INSTRUMENT, noun. The semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process.
INSTRUMENT, noun. Any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds.
INSTRUMENT, verb. Equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling.
INSTRUMENT, verb. Write an instrumental score for.
INSTRUMENT, verb. Address a legal document to.

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.