Meaning of INSTRUMENT in English

INSTRUMENT

n.

Pronunciation: - ˌ ment

Function: transitive verb

Date: 1752

1 : to address a legal instrument to

2 : to score for musical performance : ORCHESTRATE

3 : to equip with instruments especially for measuring and recording data <an instrument ed spacecraft>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.