instrument

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instrument is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈɪnstrʌmənt/
  • SAMPA: /"InstrVm@nt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧stru‧ment

Noun[change]

Singular
instrument

Plural
instruments

Some instruments, also called tools.
  1. An instrument is any thing people hold in their hand and use to do something.
    A hammer is a heavy instrument.
  2. An instrument is something used to play music.
    I enjoy playing music, my favorite instrument is the guitar.

See also[change]