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in·stall

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
The number of MEPCO transformers has reached 1,66,700 after installing new transformers.
The BPDB took a pilot prepaid metering project in Chittagong, before installing pre-paid meters across the country, the DG said.
With literally millions of users trying to install the same update at the same time, there's a good chance you could run into some issues with the download not installing or getting hung up at the "Verifying Update" point.
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Installing your favorite anti-virus may become slightly more inconvenient, now that it will require that one extra click to confirm installation of a Chrome Extension, but at least you know exactly what's being installed on your system.
What: Tools for installing steel, brass, aluminum, or stainless steel blind threaded inserts.
The return must contain the exact dates and times of both installing the device and the period in which it was used.
Building owners may consider installing bollards if a new tenant requests additional protection or an existing tenant is identified as a potential target.
Among those committing large sums to large shredding plants is Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc., Portland, Ore., which has been installing newer, larger shredding plants at its Portland, Boston and Oakland yards.