instrumentation etymology

English word instrumentation comes from English -ation, English instrument

Detailed word origin of instrumentation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
instrument English (eng) (transitive) To apply measuring devices.. (transitive) To devise, conceive, cook up, plan.. To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument. (figuratively) A person used as a mere tool for achieving a goal.. (legal) A legal document, such as a contract, deed, trust, mortgage, power, indenture, or will.. A device used to produce music.. A means or agency for achieving an effect.. [...]
instrumentation English (eng) On a vehicle, dashboard gauges monitoring engine functions and performance, along with other essential functions.. The act of using or adapting as an instrument; a series or combination of instruments; means; agency.. The act or manner of playing upon musical instruments; performance. The arrangement of a musical composition for performance by a number of different instruments; [...]

Words with the same origin as instrumentation

Descendants of -ation
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