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instrument
'ɪnstrəmənt
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The means whereby some act is accomplished.
  2. A device that requires skill for proper use.
  3. Any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds.
  4. The semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process.
  5. A document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right.
  6. A person used by another to gain an end.
(动) As a verb
  1. Address a legal document to.
  2. Write an instrumental score for.
  3. Equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling.
Hyphenationin•stru•ment
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
Matching Results
仪器yíqìinstrument; apparatus
器械qìxièapparatus; instrument; equipment; weapon
器具qìjùimplement; ware
手段shǒuduànmethod; means (of doing something); strategy; trick
乐器yuèqìmusical instrument
chúninstrument; implement; utensil; tool; apparatus
chéngconcave channels of tiling, a long-necked jar, utensil; instrument; implement
a kind of tool; instrument; apparatus; implement
receptacle, vessel; instrument
工具gōngjùtool; instrument; utensil; means (to achieve a goal etc)
kāiimplement; tool; instrument; utensil
tool; device; utensil; equipment; instrument; talent; ability; to possess; to have; to provide; to furnish; to state; measure word for devices, coffins, dead bodies
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