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An instrument for measuring conductivity.

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    Pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, esp. a musical instrument; as, instrumental music, distinguished from vocal music. "He defended the use of instrumental music in public worship." Macaulay. Sweet voices mix'd with instrumental
    Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure. Measuring faucet, a faucet which permits only a given quantity of liquid to pass each time it is opened, or one by means of which the liquid which passes can be measured.
    One who measures; one whose occupation or duty is to measure commondities in market.
    The quality or power of conducting, or of receiving and transmitting, as, the conductivity of a nerve. Thermal conductivity , the quantity of heat that passes in unit time through unit area of plate whose thickness is unity, when its opposite faces
    1. Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration or computation. 2. Moderate; temperate; not excessive. Of his diet measurable was he. Chaucer. -- Meas"ur*a*ble*ness, n. -- Meas"ur*a*bly, adv. Yet do it measurably, as it becometh
    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
    1. The act of using or adapting as an instrument; a series or combination of instruments; means; agency. Otherwise we have no sufficient instrumentation for our human use or handling of so great a fact. H. Bushnell. The arrangement of a musical
    Without measure; unlimited; immeasurable. -- Meas"ure*less*ness, n. Syn. -- Boundless; limitless; endless; unbounded; unlimited; vast; immense; infinite; immeasurable. Where Alf, the sacred river ran, Through canyons measureless to man, Down to
    1. By means of an instrument or agency; as means to an end. South. They will argue that the end being essentially beneficial, the means become instrumentally so. Burke. 2. With instruments of music; as, a song instrumentally accompanied. Mason.
    A writing, as the means of giving formal expression to some act; a writing expressive of some act, contract, process, as a deed, contract, writ, etc. Burrill. 4. One who, or that which, is made a means, or is caused to serve a purpose; a medium,
    The space between two bars. See Beat, Triple, Quadruple, Sextuple, Compound time, under Compound, a., and Figure. The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a foot; as, a poem in iambic
    The view that the sanction of truth is its utility, or that truth is genuine only in so far as it is a valuable instrument. -- In`stru*men"tal*ist, n. Instrumentalism views truth as simply the value belonging to certain ideas in so far as these
    Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as, he walked with measured steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms. -- Meas"ured*ly, adv.
    One who plays upon an instrument of music, as distinguished from a vocalist.
    Usefulness or agency, as means to an end; instrumentality. Hammond.
    1. The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required. 2. The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres.
    A performer on a musical instrument; an instrumentalist.
    In an immeasurable manner or degree. "Immeasurably distant." Wordsworth.
    Immeasurable. Spenser.
    To determine the proper share of, or the proper apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture. Blackstone. 2. The measure of a thing; dimensions; size. (more info) 1. To measure.
    To measure again; to retrace. They followed him . . . The way they came, their steps remeasured right. Fairfax.
    To exceed in measure or extent; to measure more than. Sir T. Browne.
    A measure formerly used for articles brought by water, as coals, oysters, etc. The water-measure bushel was three gallons larger than the Winchester bushel. Cowell.
    To measure or estimate too largely.
    See SHAK
    Immeasurable. Swift. -- Un*meas"ur*a*ble*ness, n. -- Un*meas"ur*a*bly, adv.


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