Found 3 items, similar to instrument.
English → Indonesian
alat, alat perkakas, pesawat, tabuhan
English → English
n 1: a device that requires skill for proper use
2: the means whereby some act is accomplished; “my greed was
the instrument of my destruction”
; “science has given us
new tools to fight disease”
3: a person used by another to gain an end [syn: pawn
4: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship
or grants some right [syn: legal document
, legal instrument
, official document
5: the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the
agent uses to perform an action or start a process [syn: instrumental role
6: any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to
produce musical tones or sounds [syn: musical instrument
v 1: equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or
2: write an instrumental score for [syn: instrumentate
3: address a legal document to
English → English
, v. t.
1. To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an
instrument; as, a sonata instrumented for orchestra.
2. To furnish or equip with instruments; to attach
instruments to; as, the fighter planes were heavily
instrumented; the patient was instrumented to monitor him
, n. [F. instrument, L. instrumentum.
1. That by means of which any work is performed, or result is
effected; a tool; a utensil; an implement; a device; as,
the instruments of a mechanic; astronomical instruments.
All the lofty instruments of war. --Shak.
2. A contrivance or implement, by which musical sounds are
produced; as, a musical instrument.
Praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
--Ps. cl. 4.
But signs when songs and instruments he hears.
3. (Law) A writing, as the means of giving formal expression
to some act; a writing expressive of some act, contract,
process, as a deed, contract, writ, etc. --Burrill.
4. One who, or that which, is made a means, or is caused to
serve a purpose; a medium, means, or agent; as, their army
was primarily an instrument of oppression.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Or useful serving man and instrument,
To any sovereign state. --Shak.
The bold are but the instruments of the wise.
Syn: Tool; implement; utensil; machine; apparatus; channel;