instrument

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case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb ablative , ablative case
surveying instrument consisting of a spirit level and a sighting tube; used to measure the angle of inclination of a line from the observer to the target Abney level
scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles accelerator , atom smasher , particle accelerator
instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets accelerometer
portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player accordion , piano accordion , squeeze box
instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect) actinometer
surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments alidad , alidade
surveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles alidad , alidade
instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation altazimuth
altitude-measuring instrument altimeter
instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation altimeter
height of aircraft measuring instrument altimeter
(of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments alto
person or instrument having a musical range below soprano alto
free-reed instrument in which air is drawn in through reeds by suction bellows American organ
instrument that performs analyses analyser , analyzer
Spanish guitarist who made classical guitar a concert instrument (1893-1987) Andres Segovia , Segovia
wind force and velocity instrument anemometer
lens, device in optical instrument limiting light to aperture
any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting arm , weapon , weapon system
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