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Definition of Instruction

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teaching, education, training; direction, guidance
Instruction Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
eruditio, doctrina, mandatum
Instruction Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with knowledge; information.
That which instructs, or with which one is instructed; the intelligence or information imparted
Precept; information; teachings.
Direction; order; command.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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\in*struc"tion\ (?), n. [l. instructio: cf. f. instruction.]
1. the act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with knowledge; information.
2. that which instructs, or with which one is instructed; the intelligence or information imparted; as: (a) precept; information; teachings. (b) direction; order; command. "if my instructions may be your guide."

  similar words(20) 

 idealized instruction set 
 clinical instruction 
 computer-aided instruction 
 very long instruction word 
 instruction set processor 
 instruction book 
 instruction address register 
 instruction mnemonic 
 reduced instruction set computer 
 instruction manual 
 instruction prefetch 
 instruction execution 
 instruction set architecture 
 instruction set 
 instruction scheduling 
 macro instruction 
 orthogonal instruction set 
 reduced instruction set computing 
 complex instruction set computer 
 complex instruction set computing 
English Phonetics
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Addygg = n. instruction
Athrawiaeth = n. instruction
Dysgad = n. instruction
WordNet 2.0

1. a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
(synonym) direction
(hypernym) message, content, subject matter, substance
(hyponym) rule
2. the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"
(synonym) education, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) coeducation
(part-meronym) classroom project
(derivation) teach, learn, instruct
(class) education
3. the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
(synonym) teaching, pedagogy
(hypernym) education
(hyponym) catechesis
4. (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
(synonym) command, statement, program line
(hypernym) code, computer code
(hyponym) call
(part-holonym) program, programme, computer program, computer programme
(classification) computer science, computing
Instruction Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Parliamentary Procedure
A direction by the House to a committee which has already received an order of reference, further defining its course of action or empowering it to do something. There are two types of instructions: permissive and mandatory.

Distinguish: order of reference.
Under the authority of the Clerk of the House of Commons
Learning, Performance and Training Definitions
The delivery of information to enable learning. The process by which knowledge and skills are transferred to students. Instruction applies to both training and education.
Donald Clark
Instruction Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Telecommunication Standard Terms
In a programming language, an expression that specifies one operation and identifies its operands, if any.
Instruction Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Instruction(s) may refer to:
  • Teaching, education performed by a teacher
  • A command
  • Instruction (computer science), a single operation of a processor within a computer architecture
  • Instruction manual (gaming), a booklet that instructs the player on how to play the game
  • Instruction (band), a rock band from New York City that formed in 2002
  • Instructions (album), the second solo album by Jermaine Dupri, released in 2001
  • Instruction, in inquisitorial systems of justice, the pre-trial phase of an investigation led by a judge
  • Sebayt, a work of the ancient Egyptian didactic literature aiming to teach ethical behaviour

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