instrument

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɪnstrəmənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɪnstrəmənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(instrə mənt)


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instrument

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. do you play an instrument?
  2. a musical instrument
  3. is my favorite instrument
  4. is a typical [jazz, orchestra] instrument
  5. is a traditional instrument of [Okinawa]
  6. never learned how to play an instrument
  7. [wind, brass, string] instruments
  8. the [doctor's, surgeon's] instruments
  9. medical instruments
  10. an instrument for [measuring, detecting, removing]
  11. a [density, liquid, pressure] -measuring instrument
  12. the instrument is [made, designed] to
  13. the flight instruments were malfunctioning
  14. the instruments went [down, dead] (in the cockpit)
  15. [check, read] the instruments
  16. a panel of instruments
  17. a [myriad, plethora] of (flight) instruments (and switches)
  18. is an instrument of [torture, interrogation, destruction]
v
  1. instrument a [machine, cockpit, space craft, rocket, ship]
  2. instrumented with [sensors, lasers, gauges, pressure]
  3. instrumented for [monitoring, evaluating, studying, profiling]
  4. instrumented for [measurement, accuracy, safety]
  5. instrument by [applying, inserting, using, levering]
  6. instrument a [piece, symphony, score]
  7. [well, skilfully, cleverly] instrumented
n as adj
  1. the instrument panel
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