(British also instal)
verb (installs or British instals, installing, installed)[with object]
- 1Place or fix (equipment or machinery) in position ready for use: we’re planning to install a new showerMore example sentences
- The company is ready to install equipment manufactured by Germany's Schuster Engineering.
- Because they got help from government agencies to install the new machinery, the mill will have paid for itself within six years.
- Residents said Southern Electric was quick to respond and installed new machinery.
- 2Place (someone) in a new position of authority, especially with ceremony: he was installed as music director at the Cathedral of St. Barbara in CracowMore example sentences
- He was installed as music editor but the plug was pulled after nine weeks.
- He was installed as a Serving Brother at a ceremony in London, performed by Lord Caccia on behalf of The Queen.
- Bimantoro attended the induction of Agum, but he skipped the ceremony installing Chaeruddin in his new post.
- 2.1Establish (someone) in a new place, condition, or role: Ashley installed herself behind her tableMore example sentences
- Later, when Diane Chambers leaves, the beautiful but jinxed Rebecca Howe is installed behind the bar.
- Most of the Premier League cash went on buying out Jimmy and installing him at East End Park.
- I was installed in a simply furnished but spacious air-conditioned apartment on the fourth floor.
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- The issue would appear to be one of incorrect installation and this is being further investigated with the manufacturers and installers.
- It was a painful process - making sure I was home for the installers, plumbers and electricians and juggling that with all the stuff I had to do during the week.
- The CORGI system of registering gas installers and repairers has in the last five years led to a general tightening up and improvement in standards, he points out.