HyperDic: instrumentality

English > 3 senses of the word instrumentality:
NOUNgroupinstrumentalitya subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose
attributeinstrumentalitythe quality of being instrumental for some purpose
artifactinstrumentality, instrumentationan artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
instrumentality > pronunciation
Soundsih.nstrahmehntae'lihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > instrumentality: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose.
Part ofgovernment departmentA department of government
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
English > instrumentality: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being instrumental for some purpose.
Broaderutility, usefulnessThe quality of being of practical use
Adjectivesinstrumentalserving or acting as a means or aid
English > instrumentality: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end.
Synonyminstrumentation
NarrowerceramicAn artifact made of hard brittle / brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
containerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
conveyance, transportSomething that serves as a means of transportation
deviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
equipmentAn instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
furnishing(usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home / home / home (or other area) livable
hardware, ironwareinstrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal
implementinstrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
meansAn instrumentality for accomplishing some end
mediumA means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
systeminstrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
toiletry, toilet articlesartifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munitionweapons considered collectively
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishinstrumental, instrumento, utillaje
Catalaninstrumental, utillatge
Adjectivesinstrumentalserving or acting as a means or aid

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