Examples of “instrument”

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The time of 'orchestral' instruments as the only instruments for music making, and thus a specialty of trained musicians, is passed.
The results of this design philosophy are instruments which work well within a specific class of interactions and their sounding responses.
Our need for this framework stems from the desire to design and build new instruments for musical expression.
The results of a questionnaire based on traditional motivational measurement instruments were put through factor analysis to determine the interrelationship of the questionnaire items.
Initiated the first world-wide network of seismological stations with his accurate recording instruments.
The last could well be what a thirteenth-century author would understand, anxious to show instruments in church as having papal blessing.
They were four singers who could also dance, but they played no instruments.
The intra-class correlation was good for both instruments.
Fourthly, although the same set of standardized instruments were used across all sites, quality of data collection might have varied.
However, the instruments used here were more practicable because of time constraints in the general medical settings.
Is it possible to increase the accuracy of our diagnostic instruments ?
Both these instruments have been used to determine the range of behaviours associated with specific syndromes, and published data are available.
The two following sections present characteristics of networks and instruments, respectively.
A number of aspects of instruments can be discussed, and appropriately relevant characteristics can be derived.
Another distinction among types of policy instruments, that between economic and judicial or regulatory mechanisms, often gives rise to a misimpression.

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