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Definitions of instrument:

part of speech: noun

A tool or utensil: a machine producing musical sounds: a writing containing a contract: one who or that which is made a means.

part of speech: noun

A tool; a machine; a machine for the production of musical sounds; that by which something is prepared, produced, or done; a writing containing the terms of a contract; an agent, often in an ill sense.

part of speech: noun

That by which anything is accomplished; a tool; a mechanical contrivance for producing musical sounds; agent; a writing containing the terms of a contract; as, a deed.

Usage examples for instrument:

  • It has been clipped round the edge with a sharp instrument and a slight dent has been made by pressure on the obverse side, just below the W of Wulfric." "The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The ", Grant Allen
  • I don't want so fine an instrument "Home Scenes, and Home Influence A Series of Tales and Sketches", T. S. Arthur
  • At last Mayda gave the instrument a shake. "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
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