Definitions for: Instrumentality

[n] an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
[n] the quality of being instrumental for some purpose
[n] a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose; "are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?"; "he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement"

Webster (1913) Definition: In`stru*men*tal"i*ty, n.; pl.
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.

The discovery of gunpowder developed the science of
attack and defense in a new instrumentality. --J. H.

Synonyms: instrumentation

See Also: arms, artefact, artifact, ceramic, connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion, container, conveyance, device, equipment, furnishings, government department, hardware, implement, implements of war, ironware, means, munition, social unit, system, toilet article, toiletries, toiletry, transport, unit, usefulness, utility, weaponry, weapons system

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