Definition for instrumented (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of instrument
Examples from the Web for instrumented
A few guys have tried to follow the unmanned, instrumented rockets, out to the system of Saturn.
Off to one side he saw the launch crew moving into an instrumented dugout.First on the Moon|Jeff Sutton
The instrumented rockets didn't run into them, and they were too light to show clearly on radar.
British Dictionary definitions for instrumented
- a device or system for use in navigation or control, esp of aircraft
- (as modifier)instrument landing
verb (ˈɪnstrəˌmɛnt) (tr)
Word Origin for instrument
Word Origin and History for instrumented
late 13c., "musical instrument," from Old French instrument "means, device; musical instrument" (14c., earlier estrument, 13c.) and directly from Latin instrumentem "a tool, apparatus, furniture, dress, document," from instruere "arrange, furnish" (see instruct). Meaning "tool, implement, utensil" is early 14c. in English; meaning "written document by which formal expression is given to a legal act" is from early 15c.