Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of instilling or of pouring in by drops or by small quantities; the act of infusing or insinuating into the mind.
- n. That which is instilled or infused.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled.
- n. a liquid that is instilled drop by drop
- n. the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
“The final part of the instillation is a great heptagonal glass case in a darkened room.”
“Also, the gang puts on a fashion "instillation" which is a fashion show for people who only make jeans, and that's where the "model down!" moment from the preveiws happens.”
“Imagine the nerve of that bloody minded Abe, calling for volunteers just because a US military instillation was shelled jefft452 says:”
“Imagine the nerve of that bloody minded Abe, calling for volunteers just because a US military instillation was shelled”
“When the Scottish government's Council of Economic Advisers released its annual status-check last December, it noted that the previous decade had not been conducive to the instillation of good habits of budgetary discipline. . .”
“The renovations, which include an extension and the instillation of areas of FieldTurf, were expected to be completed in time for fall practice.”
“Third, perhaps even that instillation was not enough.”
“And finally an image from a very beautiful film instillation ‘The End’ by Ragnar Kjartansson.”
“Sadly, I forgot the camera, but we are planning to see it again before the instillation ends on December 22nd.”
“We had a Nike missile instillation nearby, which would have been an automatic target in case the missiles started flying, and we also had Rocketdyne nearby.”
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