instal

Definitions

  • Water gas installation
    Water gas installation
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v instal set up for use "install the washer and dryer","We put in a new sink"
    • v instal place "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
    • v instal put into an office or a position "the new president was installed immediately after the election"
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Magnetic concentrating installation Magnetic concentrating installation

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1825, the first toilet was installed in the White House
    • v.t Instal to place in a seat: to place in an office or order: to invest with any charge or office with the customary ceremonies
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Quotations

  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin%20Crisp
    “An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Buying on the installment plan makes the months shorter and the years longer.”
  • Jacob Riis
    Jacob Riis
    “Some defeats are only installments to victory.”
  • Martin Mull
    Martin Mull
    “Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.”
  • Basil Bunting
    Basil Bunting
    “But their determination to banish fools foundered ultimately in the installation of absolute idiots.”
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    “Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Low L. installarein, in, stallum, a stall—Old High Ger. stal (Ger. stall), Eng. stall.

Usage

In literature:

Miss Farrow followed me to my car without saying a word, and let me install her luggage in the trunk.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
I am glad we are to leave to-morrow and also glad that Elise O'Brien will not come until we are installed in the Rue Brea.
"Molly Brown's Orchard Home" by Nell Speed
Only the instruments remained to be installed.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
And there is not a single missile on the installation.
"A Slave is a Slave" by Henry Beam Piper
Conn finished the robo-pilot and the astrogational computers and saw them installed.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
Next morning, after breakfast, the very instant that Miss Bowes was installed in her study, a "rap-tap-tap" sounded on her door.
"For the Sake of the School" by Angela Brazil
This is only the first installment.
"Socialism As It Is" by William English Walling
Most of the accumulator cells were tight, and installing the relays wasn't a bad job at all.
"Spacehounds of IPC" by Edward Elmer Smith
When you have a whole laboratory installed in a week?
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
He obtained the title of grand duke, and a baskak received orders to install him.
"The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
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In poetry:

"I lost, for I couldn't pay
That first instalment up;
But here's 'taters smoking hot—I say,
Let's stop, my boy, and sup."
"The Speculators" by William Makepeace Thackeray
PAUL. If you must,
Let the first instalment be
Just to take my wife away.
Thurs you will reward us two;
She'll be glad to go with you,
I, without her, glad to stay.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

This is the first installment in a series of articles highlighting the progress and challenges of creating a long-term black bass management plan for Florida.
The latest installment of the series will see Rev.
Left-turn lane to be installed on Black Horse Pike in Washington Township.
Loudspeakers installed on mosque's minaret in central Jakarta, Indonesia.
Installing a Pressure Transmitter for Dusty Service.
Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Installs New Mesh Belt Blaster .
Black River Falls, WI, has installed a new custom wire-mesh belt blaster , an ES-2050 model from Pangborn, Fairburn, GA.
The Board voted 6-1 Tuesday to award Green Bay-based JW Industries the $183,000 contract to provide and install the new seating.
This will allow installation of specific white seats positioned to form two "R" images in the red section.
In the mid-1980's it adopted a strategy of mass terror, focusing its attacks on installations that conveyed a sense of social progress by the Government.
Read why in this month's installment of Control Report.
More on that in the latest installment of Road Diaries, coming tomorrow sometime when my blood pressure drops below 250.
Troy Simmons, with Blue Chip Energy of Lake Mary, installs solar panels on the roof of a model home for KB Homes on Mountain Apple Way in Apopka on Thursday, January 19, 2012 KB Homes is adding solar panels as a standard feature on new homes.
Ivory II can be installed on any Receptor 2 by downloading the installer helper file from the companys site.
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In science:

All the program codes describing the hard scattering are embedded in the subroutine PYUPEV, prepared by PYTHIA to install user-defined processes.
Integration of GRACE and PYTHIA
The scheme of the installation is shown in Fig.2.
Status of the Experiment on the Laboratory Search for the Electron Antineutrino Magnetic Moment at the Level mu_nu < 3 s 10^{-12}mu_B
Principal layout of the installation for the µν measurement with the ATS.
Status of the Experiment on the Laboratory Search for the Electron Antineutrino Magnetic Moment at the Level mu_nu < 3 s 10^{-12}mu_B
However, if this happens, a new translation with make install is all the user has to do.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The AMS spectrometer will be installed on the International Space Station at the end of 2003.
A RICH prototype for the AMS experiment
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