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1. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] a device that requires skill for proper use.

Synonyms

  • optical instrument
  • sonograph
  • analyzer
  • measuring device
  • analyser
  • plotter
  • whip
  • extractor
  • cauterant
  • navigational instrument
  • surveyor's instrument
  • arm
  • cautery
  • surveying instrument
  • measuring system
  • device
  • measuring instrument
  • instrument of execution
  • tracer
  • weapon system
  • engine
  • weapon
  • drafting instrument
  • instrument of punishment
  • scientific instrument

Antonyms

  • fear
  • unobvious
  • disappear
  • long

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Reed Instrument

Sentences with reed-instrument


1. Noun Phrase
It was developed out of a single-reed instrument, the chalumeau, as indicated by the Connexions website.

2. Noun Phrase
The crumhorn and the bagpipe were also reed instruments, but the reed is enclosed within the instrument.

3. Noun Phrase
The company first started making reed instruments in 1887.

2. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] the means whereby some act is accomplished.

Synonyms

  • tool
  • way
  • means

Antonyms

  • listed security
  • insecurity
  • insecureness
  • danger

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

3. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] a person used by another to gain an end.

Synonyms

  • pawn
  • cat's-paw
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant

Antonyms

  • authorized
  • unauthorized
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

4. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process.

Synonyms

  • participant role
  • instrumental role

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • birth

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

5. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds.

Synonyms

  • electronic musical instrument
  • percussive instrument
  • barrel organ
  • electronic instrument
  • calliope
  • grind organ
  • keyboard instrument
  • wind
  • street organ
  • mouth bow
  • musical instrument
  • music box
  • device
  • musical box
  • hurdy gurdy
  • jew's harp
  • hurdy-gurdy
  • hand organ
  • bass
  • stringed instrument
  • percussion instrument
  • steam organ
  • wind instrument

Antonyms

  • clasp
  • enlist
  • hold
  • engage

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

6. Reed

noun. United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920).

7. Reed

noun. United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902).

8. reed

noun. ['ˈriːd'] tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites.

Synonyms

  • Arundo conspicua
  • graminaceous plant
  • ditch reed
  • common reed
  • carrizo
  • toitoi
  • Arundo donax
  • Chionochloa conspicua
  • giant reed
  • toetoe
  • gramineous plant

9. reed

noun. ['ˈriːd'] a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed.

Synonyms

  • single-reed instrument
  • free-reed
  • woodwind instrument
  • beating-reed instrument
  • double reed
  • double-reed instrument
  • woodwind
  • reed instrument
  • wood

10. reed

noun. ['ˈriːd'] a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it.

Synonyms

  • double reed
  • vibrating reed
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