from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of installment.
- n. Standard spelling for all senses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of installing or giving possession of an office with the usual ceremonies or solemnities; installation.
- n. The seat in which one is installed.
- n. A partial payment on account of a debt due; one of several parts into which a debt is divided for payment at different times: as, to pay for a purchase by or in instalments; to sell goods on instalments (that is, on condition of taking pay by instalments, sometimes with a stipulation that in default of payment of an instalment the seller may retake the goods and keep by way of forfeiture what has been paid).
- n. A part of anything produced or furnished in advance of the remainder; one of a number of parts produced at different times: as, to publish a novel or to deliver stores in or by instalments.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a part of a published serial
- n. a part of a broadcast serial
- n. the act of installing something (as equipment)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This year's instalment is all about the Costellos, who appear to be characters that the show's producer, Paul Marquess, had left over from Footballers 'Wives, but at least the fabulous Jordan wannabe Mitzeee is getting some proper screentime.
The latest instalment is in today's Daily Mail - thanks to Paul Walter for the link.
This enormous island, first discovered in 1607 by Luis de Torres, and inhabited only by the very lowest race of savages, appeared to the Government of George III. a convenient spot for forming a penal settlement; and in 1787 the first convict ships carried out an instalment from the English jails to New
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The instalment was a very small one, but it was at once discounted by the gombeen man, whose rate of interest enabled him to run extraordinary risks.
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