installment installment  /ɪn ˈstɔl mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a payment of part of a debt; usually paid at regular intervals
  2. (n) a part of a broadcast serial
  3. (n) a part of a published serial
  4. (n) the act of installing something (as equipment)

Usage(s):

  1. But that just makes them the perfect subjects for the first installment of our PTI election-year survey of the American electorate.
  2. If his department is not the nation's greatest authority on installment selling, it has one of the nation's greatest collections of installment selling statistics.
  3. Although the rate of installment credit is growing faster than in 1955, said the Chase Bank, consumer income is now larger.

News

  1. Installment loan hikes headed to NC governor

    A bill raising interest rates and borrowing limits on installment loans in North Carolina is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk for a final signature. The state Senate on Monday approved changes to the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Installment loan hikes headed to Gov. Pat McCrory

    A bill raising interest rates and borrowing limits on installment loans in North Carolina is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk for a final signature.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX Carolina

  3. Fifth installment of the War Era Story Project commemorates Memorial Day and the 69th Anniversary of D-Day

    COLUMBUS --The fifth installment of the War Era Story Project (www.aging.ohio.gov/news/storyprojects) released by the Ohio Departments of Aging and Veterans Services commemorates Memorial Day and the 69th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944, with a collection of 27 stories of Ohioans who participated in or supported the invasion of Normandy and the subsequent march across Europe to defeat Hitler.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

Quotes

  1. Commenting on the announcement, Blake said, "Spider-Man is the ultimate summer movie-going experience, and we're thrilled the filmmakers are presenting the next installment in 3D."
    on Feb 10, 2010 By: Jeff Blake Source: Animation World Network

  2. "Right now, a writer is being sought to write the next installment," Raimi said of the future of Peter Parker, following Marvel's recent separation from original "Spider-Man 4" writer David Koepp, who also wrote the script for the first film....
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Sam Raimi Source: MTV.com

  3. Tarr said: "Unless something significant changes, this bill will just represent another installment in the unquenchable thirst for additional revenue and spending that this building has exhibited over the last several years."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Bruce Tarr Source: Boston Globe

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