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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

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  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. Madhulika Guhathakurta:

    We are flying very sophisticated instruments on airplanes to look at the sun in multiple wavelengths we don't have access to from space.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Today's actions follow a series of aggressive behaviors by the Iranian regime in recent weeks, including shooting down of President Donald Trump drones, the supreme leader of Iran is one who ultimately is responsible of the hostile conduct of the regime. He's respected within his country. His office oversees the regime's most brutal instruments including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

  3. George Washington:

    If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.

  4. Emily Wilkinson:

    That’s the big challenge, we have the right instruments but they’re not doing the job yet.

  5. Adam Kushner:

    What do you do if a woman shows up in obstructed labour and needs an emergency caesarean section and it's the dry season and the rain barrel is empty? you can't operate with dirty instruments, but if you don't she's going to die. This is the sort of dilemma that surgeons in these hospitals face.

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