Definition of "scientific instrument" [scientific instrument]

  • An instrument used by scientists (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "scientific instrument" in a sentence
  • "The one scientific instrument it seemed possible to use was an ergograph, a complicated and expensive instrument kindly lent to us from the physiological laboratory of the University of Chicago."
  • "Benjamin Franklin’s house had been pillaged, and his scientific instrument collection, as well as a portion of his personal library, had been carried away by John AndrĂ©."