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Definition 1: an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for instrumentality in the sense of this definition

(instrumentality is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) weapons considered collectively

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

"he bought a new stereo system" "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) an instrumentality for accomplishing some end

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) instrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) something that serves as a means of transportation

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) any 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)

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) an instrumentality that connects

"he soldered the connection" "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures

(... is a kind of instrumentality ) a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information

Definition 2: the quality of being instrumental for some purpose - [noun denoting attribute]

(instrumentality is a kind of ...) the quality of being of practical use

Definition 3: a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose - [noun denoting group]

Samples where instrumentality or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?
  • he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement

(instrumentality is a kind of ...) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

"the coach said the offensive unit did a good job" "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

(... is part of instrumentality) a department of government

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