(redirected from plastic instrument)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.


1. See: Security.

2. Any tool that a government may use to influence the economy. Common instruments include setting prevailing interest rates, raising or lowering taxes, and awarding contracts to the private sector to stimulate demand for goods and services.

3. See: Contract.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved


A legal document, such as a check, a security, or a will.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.


A written legal document.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
To make sure the plastic instruments sound the same as brass ones, engineers had to adjust their designs.
Instead of the fans using the instruments to make noises in support of their teams, dozens of the plastic instruments were thrown into the pitch and disrupted play.
The incidents, which have not only called into question security at PSL games but also the future of the vuvuzela which remains popular with most local fans, may put a ban on the plastic instrument although the report suggested that the PSL officials are wary of a backlash should they decide the instrument may no longer be taken to games.
While the feasibility of recycling plastic instrument trays and the instruments themselves has been studied and even initiated at several institutions, the debate over reusing protective operating room apparel has led to very differing opinions.
The woman was driving along Pensnett Road in Brierley Hill at about 9.55am yesterday when smoke began to pour from the plastic instrument panel of her Vauxhall Zafira.
Sarah ( who is originally from Surrey ( hit on the idea of the plastic instrument that can take swabs from patients' noses after discovering that a third of the population carries the MRSA bug.
Ahead of the announcement, last month I got to strap on a familiar looking plastic instrument and put an early version through its paces.
Hugh graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in engineering design, but coming up with a plastic instrument that sounded like the original was no easy task.