instrumentate

Definitions

  • The boys play their 'instruments' in the band
    The boys play their 'instruments' in the band
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v instrumentate write an instrumental score for
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A few items unearthed at Jamestown which were used by doctors and apothecaries. Included are drug jars, ointment pot, bleeding bowl, mortar and pestle fragments, glass vials, and portions of surgical instruments A few items unearthed at Jamestown which were used by doctors and apothecaries. Included are drug jars, ointment pot,...
Roberts-Mackensen bee insemination instrument, 1944 Roberts-Mackensen bee insemination instrument, 1944
Morse's pendulum instrument Morse's pendulum instrument
Electric cautery instrument Electric cautery instrument
MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKER MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKER
The First Telegraphic Instrument, as Exhibited in 1837 by Morse The First Telegraphic Instrument, as Exhibited in 1837 by Morse
Morse Making his own Instrument Morse Making his own Instrument
11. Italian harpsichord (1693): Full view of instrument in outer case 11. Italian harpsichord (1693): Full view of instrument in outer case

Quotations

  • Heinrich Heine
    Heinrich%20Heine
    “Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.”
  • George Santayana
    George%20Santayana
    “The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.”
  • Samuel Lover
    Samuel Lover
    “Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.”
  • Washington Irving
    Washington%20Irving
    “The tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry%20David%20Thoreau
    “The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.”
  • Simone Weil
    Simone%20Weil
    “Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers.”

Usage

In literature:

Some astronomical instruments are of the simplest character, some most delicate and complex.
"Recreations in Astronomy" by Henry Warren
To carry that bold, paradoxical design into execution, sufficient funds and apt instruments became necessary.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
With these instruments the astronomical work in the last quarter of the eighteenth century was mostly performed.
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
It was a relief to hear the telegraph instrument, which had been quiet for hours, call my office.
"A Lover in Homespun" by F. Clifford Smith
Thus a whole series of instruments can be used with the lens.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 611, September 17, 1887" by Various
Schop, it appears, published concertos for various instruments already in the year 1644.
"The Pianoforte Sonata" by J.S. Shedlock
She took the receiver from the instrument by her side.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
The most eloquent, potent, and capable instrument of music in the world is the modern orchestra.
"How to Listen to Music, 7th ed." by Henry Edward Krehbiel
For the feeder board, instruments of the round dial pattern are used, and for each feeder a single instrument is provided, viz., an ammeter.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
This instrument was known centuries previous to the Christian era.
"Piano Tuning" by J. Cree Fischer
Rip handed his instruments to Koa.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It is to him all the English authority is sacrificed, and four gentlemen are appointed to be his tools and instruments.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Some of the noblest music written is for part-singing and for two or more instruments.
"For Every Music Lover" by Aubertine Woodward Moore
This is the instrument with which the deed was performed.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
Otto says, the Instruments by this Maker are next in point of quality to the Cremonese.
"Violins and Violin Makers" by Joseph Pearce
The instrumental character of the categories was recognized.
"John Dewey's logical theory" by Delton Thomas Howard
The harmonies mount up from the instruments like flames from living embers.
"Stars of the Opera" by Mabel Wagnalls
He has occasion for no machines or instruments of trade, unless his shop or warehouse be considered as such.
"An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" by Adam Smith
It is now the great instrument of Capital.
"Knowledge is Power:" by Charles Knight
It is true they are exhibition instruments, for shops, and therefore have little if any interest for me.
"Poor Folk in Spain" by Jan Gordon
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In poetry:

Singers to come, what thoughts will start
To song? what words of yours be sent
Through man's soul, and with earth be blent?
These worlds of nature and the heart
Await you like an instrument.
"Future Poetry" by Alice Meynell
SCENE XI.—LILIA teaching LADY GERTRUDE. Enter LORD SEAFORD.
LILIA rises. He places her a chair, and seats himself at the
instrument; plays a low, half-melancholy, half-defiant prelude, and
sings.
"Within and Without: Part III: A Dramatic Poem" by George MacDonald
You that have been first in war
To meet that menace of the sea,
The sunken craft that ne'er before
Hath tried death's instrument to be, --
You have won honour and success
By daring and by skilfulness.
"To the Crew of the H.M.S. BIRMINGHAM" by Robert Henry Forster
Here Shelley prayed that War might cease
From earth, and Pentecostal Peace
Descend with dovelike breath.
Look round this bay! each treeless gorge,
Each scarred ravine, incessant forge
The instruments of death.
"At Shelley’s House At Lerici" by Alfred Austin
Your dayntie voyce and warbling breath
Sound like a sentence pass'd for death;
Your dangling tresses are become
Like instruments of finall doome.
O if an Angell torture so,
When life is done where shall I goe?
"Keepe On Your Maske And Hide Your Eye" by William Strode
In summer-time, you might observe,
His scythe and sickle make a curve.
In winter days, his flail sublime
True as a fidler's foot beat time.
Should you attend, morn, night, and noon,
You'd find his instrument in tune.
"Happiness" by William Hutton

In news:

Eastern Applied Research, a longtime maker of x-ray fluorescence instruments, has unveiled the newest addition to its year-old Element Xr line of x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers .
Its slice of Manilow magic is just one highlight on this ice-cool instrumental set.
Augmented by animation , the group performs the track with supernatural ability, riding a goofy horse, playing with a giant snake and seeing their instruments turn into surreal objects of sound.
He's managed to learn the instrument and play it by using his feet.
Using the power of Texas Instruments, the OPUS Nº5 wants to make audiophiles go CD-free.
" It is to be "an instrument in fulfilling their responsibility of teaching the People of God.
Instruments include bagpipes, flutes, whistles and drums.
Of the 37 songs on their last two albums, only four have lyrics -- which means the remaining 33 songs are rock instrumentals.
Don't be afraid of the rock instrumental.
Whenever you buy an asset — a house, say, or a share of stock or some other investment instrument — and then sell it later for more than you paid for it, the profit is a capital gain.
Jimmy Shoulders, Vice President of Sales at Venture Measurement, which includes Niagara Meters -- a provider of instrumentation products critical to process industries, told Traci Purdum, senior digital editor, about the company's ForceMeter.
A lovely manor home in the tiny (population 65) village of Zelazowa Wola will be Mr Ohlsson's concert stage and Chopin 's very own 1848 Pleyel, his instrument for a program of polonaises, mazurkas, and the Ballade No.
New Integrated JAA Instrument Rating and Cirrus Transition Training Program.
Having just read the article "Test Modules Offer Measurement Versatility" (January 2012), you describe LXI as being a modular instrument standard.
When Maggie McClurg went into a Great Falls music store to buy her first instrument, she didn't plan on picking out a clarinet .
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In science:

The analog output of the instrument read by each scientific ADC is either a sequence of interleaved sky and reference–load measures, or a sequence of measures of only sky or only reference–load, depending on the status of the phase–switches associated with each radiometer of the LFI instrument.
A systematic approach to the Planck LFI end-to-end test and its application to the DPC Level 1 pipeline
Mennella et al., Calibration and testing of the Planck-LFI QM instrument, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation I: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter, Proc.
A systematic approach to the Planck LFI end-to-end test and its application to the DPC Level 1 pipeline
Correction for instrumental polarization Two levels of correction for instrumental polarization were required.
A Survey of the Polarized Emission from the Galactic Plane at 1420 MHz with Arcminute Angular Resolution
Fundamentally, the objective of a pricing model is to find the prices of less liquid instruments from the prices of liquid instruments.
A Top-down Model for Cash CLO
We want to provide estimates of photo-z accuracy that are as close to reality as possible and such mismatches of photometry from different instruments (or also different bands of the same instrument) are not exceptions but rather the norm.
PHAT: PHoto-z Accuracy Testing
The table also shows the execution times for both the instrumented and non-instrumented code.
A Test Automation Framework for Mercury
Instrumental backgrounds are those processes which mimic the tt final state of interest due to an instrumental effect resulting in a mis-identification of some of the final state ob jects.
Top Quark Physics at the Tevatron
Among these on-instrument sensors, there will be at least one tip/tilt/focus sensor, and most instruments will also have an additional pair of tip/tilt sensors.
Using Site Testing Data for Adaptive Optics Simulations
Using the instrumental magnitudes, the U BV (RI )C magnitudes for the local sequence and the color terms for the instrument that had been measured in the photometric nights, we transformed the instrumental PSF magnitudes of the SN into calibrated magnitudes.
The Ultimate Light Curve of SN 1998bw/GRB 980425
The capability of the instrument to observe in a particular direction of the sky depends on the field of view of the instrument, and on the orientation of the instrument with respect to the sky (which itself depends on the sidereal time).
Testing the isotropy of high energy cosmic rays using spherical needlets
In the future, the setup could be extended to develop a MIEZE insert available as a standard option at several instruments at the SNS or at a dedicated MIEZE-SANS instrument at HFIR.
Tests of Modulated Intensity Small Angle Scattering in time of flight mode
In this way it is possible to feed either 2 single beam instruments or to combine the 2 f15 beams in a single interferometric instrument to achieve the equivalent resolution of a 22.8m diameter telescope .
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system
Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, volume 7736 of Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, July 2010.
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system
In Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, volume 6691 of Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, September 2007.
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system
In Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, volume 7018 of Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, July 2008.
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system
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