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in·stru·ment

instrument

 
 
pronunciation:
In str mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tool or mechanical device used for special work.
The dentist has a special instrument for cleaning teeth.
 
synonyms:
device, tool
similar words:
appliance, utensil
definition 2: a device for recording or measuring.
An airplane pilot uses many instruments when flying a plane.
synonyms:
meter
definition 3: a thing used for making music. Pianos and horns are instruments.
Many children learn to play a musical instrument in school.
 
similar words:
brass, drum, keyboard, organ, piano, pipe, strings
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some actions with instruments
some examples of wind instruments
some examples of brass instruments
some examples of percussion instruments
some examples of stringed instruments
some examples of woodwind instruments
some parts of instruments
some people associated with instruments
some sounds of instruments