instrumentation

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instrumentation

[in-struh-men-tey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the arranging of music for instruments, especially for an orchestra.
2.
the list of instruments for which a composition is scored.
3.
the use of, or work done by, instruments.
5.
the science of developing, manufacturing, and utilizing instruments, especially those used in science and industry.

Origin:
1835–45; instrument (v.) + -ation

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instrumentation (ˌɪnstrəmɛnˈteɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the instruments specified in a musical score or arrangement
2.  the arrangement of a piece of music for an orchestra; orchestration
3.  the study of the characteristics of musical instruments
4.  the use of instruments or tools
5.  means; agency

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Example sentences
Special tools such as checklists, decision trees and artificial intelligence
  built into instrumentation are key.
Some day perhaps we'll have better telescopes and instrumentation.
There had to be a problem with the instrumentation or book keeping--somewhere.
It is a pain to account for instrumentation differences when there are gaps
  between when one fails and the next is initiated.
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