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Noun: instrumentation  ,in-stru-men'tey-shun
  1. An artifact (that is instrumental in accomplishing some end) for accomplishing some end
    - instrumentality, means
  2. The act of providing or using the instruments needed for some implementation
  3. The instruments called for in a musical score or arrangement for a band or orchestra
  4. The act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments
    - orchestration

Derived forms: instrumentations

Type of: arrangement, arranging, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], effectuation, implementation, musical arrangement, transcription

Encyclopedia: Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society