Definition of instrumentation
1 : the arrangement or composition of music for instruments especially for a band or orchestra
2 : the use or application of instruments (as for observation, measurement, or control)
3 : instruments for a particular purpose; also : a selection or arrangement of instruments
Examples of instrumentation in a Sentence
There was a problem with the airplane's instrumentation.
Recent Examples of instrumentation from the Web
The velvety instrumentation of No. 2, which leaves out violins, trumpets, trombones and percussion, is as notable as the composer’s elegant themes.
Stargazers can view the wonders of the universe through state-of-art instrumentation.
China – dominant in alkali metal compounds and engineering instrumentation – and India – leading in heterocyclic pharmaceuticals and aromatics –
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First Known Use of instrumentation
INSTRUMENTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of instrumentation for English Language Learners
: a way of writing or arranging music so that it can be performed in a particular style or by particular instruments
: a set of instruments
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