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noun as in tool, implement

noun as in means, agent

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So, the way that I perform—the production, the stage, the lights, the instruments—all of that has to be state of the art.

The on-stage musicians perform Basetrack Live with both instruments and samples, cueing up videos and sounds in real time.

Still others, especially the percussion instruments, are struck by hammers that move when the air pressure changes.

The senator follows in the long tradition of American politicians doing things with musical instruments.

And right then, right there,” Keith says, “I fell in love with instruments.

The next instruments discovered in use among the Indians were straight, hollow reeds and forked canes.

For accurate work the best instruments are the von Fleischl-Miescher and the Dare.

The specific gravity method is very useful when special instruments are not at hand.

I played first and last, and the quartette in between was performed by the stringed instruments alone.

The flute, a component part of the organ, is one of the most ancient of musical instruments.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to instruments, such as: gear, apparatus, gadget, appliance, mechanism, and machine.

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