musical instrument

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of musical instrument

:a device (such as a violin, piano, or flute) used to make music

Word by Word Definitions

musical play
  1. : of or relating to music

  2. : having the pleasing harmonious qualities of music : melodious

  3. : having an interest in or talent for music

  1. : musicale

  2. : a film or theatrical production typically of a sentimental or humorous nature that consists of musical numbers and dialogue based on a unifying plot

instrument play
  1. : a device used to produce music

  2. : a means whereby something is achieved, performed, or furthered

  3. : one used by another as a means or aid : dupe, tool

  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


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