musical instrument meaning

WMusical instrument
  • A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds. In principle, any object that produces sound can be a musical instrument—it is through purpose that the object becomes a musical instrument.
  • The date and origin of the first device considered a musical instrument is disputed. The oldest object that some scholars refer to as a musical instrument, a simple flute, dates back as far as 67,000 years.
  • Musical instruments developed independently in many populated regions of the world. However, contact among civilizations caused rapid spread and adaptation of most instruments in places far from their origin.
musical instrument
musical instrument

    Definition of musical instrument in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmusical instrumentsSUF-ment
    1. A device, object, contrivance or machine used to produce musical notes or sounds.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The zitherns and mandolins have forms to match their pretty names, but the soul of the musical instrument abides elsewhere than in its body, and informs it only to the ear.
        • The human voice is the oldest musical instrument in history.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of musical instrument for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "musical instrument" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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