Associations to the word «Instrumentation»


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

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats