Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of installing; installation.
  • noun obsolete The seat in which one is placed.
  • noun A portion of a debt, or sum of money, which is divided into portions that are made payable at different times; that portion of a debt payed back in any one payment. Payment by installment is payment by parts at different times, the amounts and times being often definitely stipulated.
  • noun a part of a broadcast serial.
  • noun a part of a published serial.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A portion of a debt, or sum of money, which is divided into portions that are made payable at different times. Payment by installment is payment by parts at different times, the amounts and times (often equal namely regular, e.g. mensual) being often definitely stipulated.
  • noun a part of a broadcast or published serial.
  • noun anything that is performed in parts, spread in time
  • noun The act of installing; installation.
  • noun obsolete The seat in which one is placed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a part of a broadcast serial
  • noun a payment of part of a debt; usually paid at regular intervals
  • noun the act of installing something (as equipment)
  • noun a part of a published serial

Etymologies

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A 1732 alteration of estallment, from Anglo-Norman estaler ("fix payments"), from Old French estal ("fixed position"), from Old High German stal ("stall", "standing place")

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From install, itself from medieval French installer, from medieval Latin installare, from Latin in- + ML stallum 'stall' (from Germanic stal, see below)

Examples

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  • This weekly Robin installment is a follow-on to the preceding essays about the Boy Wonder as comic relief, and DC's collective effort to develop established aspects of superhero characters into meaningful personality traits.

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  • The basis of this weekly Robin installment is Baldeon's full-page image (click on thumbnail to the right) of the current Robin (Tim Drake) and the original Robin, now Nightwing (Dick Grayson), about to confront each other over ... well, some pool of immortality thing -- I wasn't really following.

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  • Â If you play the uke, this installment is a perfect combo of singing and learning.

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  • By publishing the new series free and online, I can not only reach a much wider audience†I get to enjoy the ride with Chickenhare fans as each new installment is posted. ”

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  • The problem with waiting months for a new installment is readers may forget the issue is out and still being printed.

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  • Many people (including me) make larger purchases on the apartado system, which involves a down payment, periodic installments, and collecting the item when the last installment is paid.

    Trust of banks and money in Mexico

  • My last weekly Robin installment acknowledged fan complaints that it doesn't make practical sense for Bruce Wayne to keep recruiting teenagers to fight crime alongside him, especially when they have a tendency to be taken hostage.

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  • Many people (including me) make larger purchases on the apartado system, which involves a down payment, periodic installments, and collecting the item when the last installment is paid.

    Trust of banks and money in Mexico

  • Many people (including me) make larger purchases on the apartado system, which involves a down payment, periodic installments, and collecting the item when the last installment is paid.

    Trust of banks and money in Mexico

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