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Meaning of INSTRUMENTALITY

Pronunciation:  `instrumen'talitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
  2. [n]  the quality of being instrumental for some purpose
  3. [n]  a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose; "are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?"; "he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement"
 

INSTRUMENTALITY is a 15 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: instrumentation
 
 See Also: arms, artefact, artifact, ceramic, connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion, container, conveyance, device, equipment, furnishings, government department, hardware, implement, implements of war, ironware, means, munition, social unit, system, toilet article, toiletries, toiletry, transport, unit, usefulness, utility, weaponry, weapons system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`stru*men*tal"i*ty\, n.; pl.
{Instrumentalities}.
The quality or condition of being instrumental; that which is
instrumental; anything used as a means; medium; agency.

      The instrumentality of faith in justification. --Bp.
                                               Burnet.

      The discovery of gunpowder developed the science of
      attack and defense in a new instrumentality. --J. H.
                                               Newman.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agency, agent, channel, device, energy, expedient, force, going between, instrument, instrumentation, intermediation, machinery, mean, mechanism, mediation, medium, might, ministry, organ, power, recourse, resort, service, vehicle
 

 

 

 

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