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  1. Instruments

    Instruments is an application performance analyzer and visualizer, integrated in Xcode 3.0 and later versions of Xcode. It is a developer tool included in Apple Mac OS X v10.5 and later versions of Mac OS X, built on top of the DTrace tracing framework from OpenSolaris and ported to Mac OS X. Instruments shows a time line displaying any event occurring in the application, such as CPU activity variation, memory allocation, and network and file activity, together with graphs and statistics. Group of events are monitored via customizable "instruments", which have the ability to record user generated events and replay them exactly as many times as needed, so a developer can see the effect of code changes without actually doing the repetitive work. The Instrument Builder feature allows the creation of custom analysis instruments. Built-in instruments can track ⁕User events, such as keyboard keys pressed and mouse moves and clicks with exact time. ⁕CPU activity of processes and threads. ⁕Memory allocation and release, garbage collection and memory leaks. ⁕File reads, writes, locks. ⁕Network activity and traffic. ⁕Graphics and inner workings of OpenGL.

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  1. instruments

    Plural noun of the word instrument.

    The musicians all brought their instruments and had a jamming session in the local pub on holidays.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 20, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'instruments' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3349

How to pronounce instruments?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say instruments in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of instruments in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of instruments in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of instruments in a Sentence

  1. Pedro Passos Coelho:

    The choice we have is clear: between the path of reforms that is gradual and secure, and the path of unrealistic political programs following immediate goals, i will not collaborate and will oppose any negative policy leading to Portugal's ruin, where the Portuguese are seen as mere instruments of political power games.

  2. Ilan Goldfajn:

    All instruments are valid, for now, it seems liquidity is needed through currency swaps. If the situation changes, if there is demand, we may use reserves.

  3. Anne Hidalgo:

    We want to deliver optimal instruments to reduce the carbon footprint on urban areas, and allow, to the benefit of all, a healthier, more sustainable and more prosperous way of living.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Your mouth or word is one of the most powerful tools or instruments that you have. As a matter of fact, the words of your mouth can captivate or enslave you permanently and they can equally liberate you for life. Moreover, the words of your mouth can equally lead you into a mess. As well, they can lead you to mercy. So, dare to use your mouth to speak positively and emphatically too all through, no matter what you are going through currently. Do remember, a closed mouth is as good as a closed destiny. ~Emeasoba George

  5. Arthur Bloom:

    Some of what we do, you could call adaptive music making, the folks who are missing limbs or have damaged hands and arms sometimes require specialized instruments, which we provide.

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