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also in·stal  (ĭn-stôl′)
tr.v. in·stalled, in·stall·ing, in·stalls also in·stals
1. To connect or set in position and prepare for use: installed the new furnace; installed software on my computer.
2. To induct into an office, rank, or position: a ceremony to install the new governor.
3. To settle in an indicated place or condition; establish: installed myself in the spare room.

[Middle English installen, to place in office, from Old French installer, from Medieval Latin īnstallāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + stallum, stall, place; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

in·stall′er n.
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Noun1.installing - the act of installing something (as equipment)installing - the act of installing something (as equipment); "the telephone installation took only a few minutes"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
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Monsieur and Madame Ratignolle made much of the Colonel, installing him as the guest of honor and engaging him at once to dine with them the following Sunday, or any day which he might select.
No; he said he had known you long, and that he could take the liberty of installing himself here till you returned.
Drake led Magdalen first to the pantry, and next to the linen-room, installing her, with all due formality, in her own domestic dominions.
She got him some linen, tried to clean his hovel and dreamed of installing him in the bake-house without his being in Madame's way.
The latter had remembered the general strike, and had guarded against the defection of the telegraphers by installing wireless stations, in the control of the Mercenaries.
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The return must contain the exact dates and times of both installing the device and the period in which it was used.
He said there are three common mistakes parents make when installing auto safety seats:
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Rather than air, the electric vibration system (EVS) requires electrical power and is a more robust method of installing dry vibratable refractories in channel induction furnaces.
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