1. [ noun ] the quality of being instrumental for some purpose
Related terms: utility
2. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: unit government_department
3. [ noun ] an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Synonyms: instrumentation
Related terms: artifact system equipment device means weaponry furnishings container connection cleansing_agent conveyance implement hardware ceramic toiletry throwing_stick instrument
Similar spelling:   instrumental