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
Instead of limiting himself to a DJ, and the usual spare hip-hop instrumentation, Chance employed a choral quartet, a trumpeter, and an all-purpose digital keyboardist.
But how does one define an art form so heavily based on improvisation and live instrumentation?
The Air Force would later say pilot navigational error was the likely cause, due to bad weather and instrumentation that was not nearly as sophisticated as today's technology.
The early folk shadings appear sporadically, with moments in which the layered instrumentation fades and makes Pecknold's vulnerability more explicit.
The instrumentation for the new Leaf’s semi-autonomous tech mimics that in Tesla’s Model S almost exactly.
Focusing on maintenance and repair of aerospace industry instrumentation, electronics components and mechanical accessories, AMS plans to buy the former CO-AX Technology building.
In this well-varied program with shifting instrumentation, Mr. Sherwin could unleash his remarkable technique, not in a showy manner but subtly and smoothly.
DakhaBrakha Wednesday, November 1, 7:30pm Kiev’s DakhaBrakha weaves ancient Ukrainian folk melodies into a subversive musical tapestry that embraces indie rock, pop, hip hop, the avant garde, and traditional instrumentation from around the world.
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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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