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furtive furtive
/ˈfɜr tɪv /

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  • instrumentation instrumentation  /ˌɪn strə ˌmɛn ˈteɪ ʃən/ ?  an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is…

    instrumentation meaning(s) 

    1. (n) an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
    2. (n) the act of providing or using the instruments needed for some implementation
    3. (n) the instruments called for in a musical score or arrangement for a band or orchestra
    4. (n) the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments

    Synonym(s)

    instrumentation usage(s)

    1. An upbeat fusion of energetic percussion, traditional instrumentation and socially conscious lyrics.
    2. The instrumentation on their fourth album keeps a toe in country, yet the songs are the best kind of pop--smart, instantly memorable and fussed over until they sound effortless.
  • insubordinate insubordinate  /ɪn sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt/ ?  not submissive to authority
  • insubordination insubordination  /ɪn sə ˌbɔr də ˈneɪ ʃən/ ?  defiance of authority
  • insubstantial insubstantial  /ɪn səb ˈstæn tʃəl/ ?  lacking material form or substance; unreal
  • insubstantiality insubstantiality  lack of solid substance and strength
  • insubstantially insubstantially  not substantially; lacking substantial expression or fullness
  • insufferable insufferable  /ɪn ˈsə fə rə bəl/ ?  used of persons or their behavior
  • insufficiency insufficiency  /ˌɪn sə ˈfɪ ʃən sɪ/ ?  a lack of competence
  • insufficient insufficient  /ɪn sə ˈfɪ ʃənt/ ?  of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
  • insufficiently insufficiently  /ˌɪn sə ˈfɪ ʃənt li/ ?  to an insufficient degree
  • insufflate insufflate  breathe or blow onto as a ritual or sacramental act, especially so as to symbolize…
  • insufflation insufflation  (medicine) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some…
  • insulant insulant  a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
  • insular insular  /ˈɪn sə lər/ ?  narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
  • insularism insularism  /ˈɪn sjʊ lə rɪ zəm/ ?  the state of being isolated or detached
  • insularity insularity  /ˌɪn sə ˈlɛ rɪ ti/ ?  the state of being isolated or detached
  • insulate insulate  /ˈɪn sə ˌleɪt/ ?  protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
  • insulating material insulating material  a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat…
  • insulating tape insulating tape  a water-resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical…
  • insulation insulation  /ˌɪn sə ˈleɪ ʃən/ ?  the state of being isolated or detached
  • insulator insulator  /ˈɪn sə ˌleɪ tər/ ?  a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical…
  • insulin insulin  /ˈɪn sə lən/ ?  hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates…
  • insulin reaction insulin reaction  hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma
  • insulin shock insulin shock  hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma
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