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  • n. Plural form of instrument.


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  • Where the national government is empowered by national legislation to promulgate subordinate legislation or statutory instruments which affect the powers, functions or interests of provinces, the Senate should have a say over the content of such instruments, particularly where the provinces are required to implement such legislation or instruments*.

    Building a United Nation

  • Thus, if we consider only those typical cases in which the complete triumph of intelligence and of instinct is seen, we find this essential difference between them: _instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even of constructing organized instruments; intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments_.

    Evolution créatrice. English

  • I have translated this word 'dies;' but it seems to mean all the coining instruments, 'stampe' or 'conii' being the dies proper.

    Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • The songs played in the two videos are different from each other (although the "layout" of the instruments is the same), so be sure to watch both.

    Animusic Pipe Dreams I and II

  • I have translated this word dies; but it seems to mean all the coining instruments, stampe or conii being the dies proper.


  • How you read into "instruments" is up to you, and so is the rest.

    CD Review: Les Savy Fav, Let’s Stay Friends

  • The downgrades applied to a variety of debt issues linked to the federal government, including pre-refunded bonds backed by escrowed Treasury notes, public finance housing authority issuers, and public finance debt issues with mortgage insurance from the Federal Housing Administration and mortgage revenue invested in short-term instruments guaranteed by the U.S. government.

    S&P Cuts Ratings on 11,000 Muni Issues

  • Some types of rock music feed certain instruments through clippers (old fashioned, easy to do) or other distorters to change the instrument voice dramatically.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Why Modern Music Sucks

  • Until then, the country will try to scrape together the required funds to stay afloat, probably with the help of short-term instruments.

    Portugal Pays Up to Sell Bonds

  • A spokesman for Samsung said executives decided to issue a bond partly in expectation of paying a lower interest rate than the company would face with the short-term instruments on which it has relied heavily in recent years.

    Samsung Returns to Long-Term Debt Market


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